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Special Sauce, Lettuce, Cheese, and Foreign Oil Dependency

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

This month McDonald's is giving away toy Hummers, 42 million of them, in eight models and colors, with every Happy Meal or Mighty Kids Meal. That's right: The fast-food chain that helped make our kids the fattest on Earth is now selling future car buyers on the fun of driving a supersized, smog-spewing, gas-guzzling SUV originally built for the military. In response, EWG has teamed up with Hybridcars.com to create the Ronald McHummer Sign-O-Matic so you can tell us what you think of this misguided marriage of two icons of American excess.

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