Talking about plant-based beer…

Today, Paul Krugman does a number on the latest crazy craze in GOP myth-making — part of Joe Biden’s policy addressing climate change is…banning meat! And our summer barbecues will be reduced to drinking plant-based beer and eating grilled Brussels sprouts.

Krugman’s columns always produce a slew of intelligent and witty readers’ comments. And today, along with a good recipe for Brussels sprouts, is this, from Jed Rothwell in Atlanta, GA:

You SAY beer is made from plants because you have never taken part in a hops roundup, where they herd hops in from the open prairie and then hogtie and brand them. You have never hunted hops with an AK-47 from a helicopter. So you don’t know.

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