Ed Driscoll

California Cupcake Cops

“You can have my Ho Hos when you pry them from my cold, dead hands!” is the rallying cry that seems to emerge from Andy Kessler’s recent Tech Central Station piece. Which isn’t the first time the Cali Cupcake Cops have reared their ugly new puritan heads–recall this post by Virginia Postrel from a few years ago on a very similar theme.

Related: Gee, that only took about 15 years! NBC has only just now figured out that maybe, just maybe, there’s a nanny state.

More: Meanwhile, Iowans–particularly right around this time each year–fear the dreaded Pumpkin Police!