Go get ’em Nanny State!!! –Ed.
Many decades ago when people were looking to what the 21st century might hold, they probably didn’t think that teenagers would be eating laundry soap to get famous — or poisoned — on the Internet. Unfortunately, here we are.
And because of the stupidity of the few who have done so, the mighty hand of the nanny state feels the need to step in and make a minuscule problem affect everyone else.
In steps the saviors of peoplekind from New York’s Democratic Party: State Sen. Brad Hoylman and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, who introduced a law that would force Procter & Gamble, the makers of Tide Pods, to completely redesign its product and add even more warnings to the label in hopes it will make teenagers less likely to put them in their mouths. Clearly, these legislators have spent very little time on YouTube.
The bill would require Tide to stifle its designers to create an uninteresting, single-color laundry pod and wrap them individually with an included warning label on each packet. Yeah, warning labels always stop idiots. But as Democrats always say, “If it would help save just one life, it’d be worth it!”
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