I complain a lot about wellness. And I use the verb “complain,” because it remains one of those weird social-political issues everyone seems to support in principle. But then everything goes to hell in the details.

While I woke up this morning with a bleary eye toward writing about Medicare – and how the Democrats are unfairly demonizing the GOP plan – that sexy new food plate from the USDA looked so good on my iPad I couldn’t help but switch gears once I got to the office. So the feds slaved away for two years, to the tune of $2 million, to rub out the old food pyramid and sketch in a new food plate, dubbed MyPlate.

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