Here's a perfect illustration of why mainstream American journalism is a joke.
When the conversation began to break down, Brand asked , "Is this what you all do for a living?" before hijacking the broadcast to talk about Edward Snowden, the NSA spying scandal and Bradley Manning.
"Look beyond the superficial, that's the problem with current affairs, you forget about what's important, you allow the agenda to be decided by superficial information -- what am I saying -- what am I talking about -- don't think about what I'm wearing, these things are redundant, superficial -- don't be distracted," said Brand as Brzezinski physically cowered.
What does this have to with local food?
Nothing, except that if mainstream journalism focused on things that really mattered we might have more transparency into how broken our food system has become. Add to that the fact that we just like Russell Brand and think this is really funny. Sad, but funny.