We have previously explored our concern for a possible eating disorder by a leading Republican. Now, it appears an entire agency could have a serious need for intervention. A report found that the Department of Justice spent roughly $500,000 for food and beverages — at just 10 conferences. That included $16 muffins and coffee at a dollar an ounce.
Maybe this is why the Justice Department has been so slow to move on torture and war crimes allegations. At $32 per person for snacks, one wonders if the conference tables should have include free brochures for Jenny Craig.
This included lunches at $76-per-person for a simple workshop for the Office on Violence Against Women.
The most incredible item was the $4,200 spent on 250 muffins. It is not clear if the milkshake below was included . . .