This is in response to another blogger's post. I'm tempted to offer a trade.
Thing Two: Can I eat some sugary crap?
Parental Unit: No.
T2: Can I eat this other sugary crap?
T2: What about the sugary crap we bought Dad weeks and weeks ago. Is he ever going to eat that? Can I?
T2: Well, what about the sugary crap that has auspices of substance?
PU: No! Go make a sandwich or something.