Blue Star

Poison Tacos
By: 
Scott Sullivan
“Yummy, yummy, yummy, I got love in my tummy,” the Ohio Express sang in 1968 when I was eating junior high food. Had we been less innocent and received more than two-bits-a-week allowances, we’d have hired lawyers to seek restitution—if not for the wilted Fish Stix lunch ladies served us, then the dumb music Buddha Records pandered.

Jail inmates are suing Kent County and a contractor claiming bad chicken tacos caused “mass poisoning” and was “cruel and unusual punishment.”

I say, quit your bellyaching. Ever eaten school cafeteria food? Jail and school inmates, of course, are different in many ways. Give me time, I’ll think of one.

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