"Say what you will about the MSM, but they still have their uses," says Kevin Drum pointing to LA Times coverage of vanishing tomatoes. I actually got the scoop on this from a woman working the cash register at a Wendy's in Logan Airport (she was explaining why my spicy chicken sandwich would have no tomato slice) yesterday. But being a lowly internet pundit rather than an awesome Real Journalist, I didn't think to write up my reporting -- I figured if they Wendy's people knew all about it, then everyone must know.

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