Spencer was inspired by Joe Scarborough to try out some Cheetos. "They start off good," remarked Ackerman, "but there's a rapidly diminishing return. Soon you wind up eating because you don't want to leave the Cheetos in the bag but you start pining for a tastier snack." He recommends pretzels or Fritos as superior alternatives.
Matthew Yglesias is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.