You know how sometimes you really wish garbage would fall down from the sky, so you could eat it? Like I know we all have our own garbage here on the ground for us to eat, but you know how sometimes you’re not sure that that garbage is going to give you enough gastrointestinal problems, so you really wish a bunch of the RIGHT kind of garbage would just fall from the sky, directly into your mouth? Well Taco Bell heard that wish, made by the town of Bethel, Alaska, after they had been PRANKED into thinking they were getting their own Taco Bell chain, which they were not, and Taco Bell made that wish come true. From the LA Times:
When Taco Bell executives learned of the cruel joke, they sent a free consolation package on Sunday bearing 950 pounds of beef, 500 pounds of sour cream, 300 pounds of tomatoes, 300 pounds of lettuce and 150 pounds of cheddar cheese.
No word yet on whether Bethel should expect a more permanent Taco Bell in the future.
[UPDATED, 10:50 a.m.: Taco Bell says it currently doesn’t have plans to set up a Bethel store.]
Ulterior motives? Not necessarily – Taco Bell Chief Executive Greg Creed told the Associated Press that “if we can feed people in Afghanistan and Iraq, we can feed people in Bethel.”
That update is from 10:50AM THIS MORNING, EVERYBODY! Up to the minute updates on this situation. Anyway, yes, obviously, everything about this is good and correct and what makes it even better is that the kind of tacos they delivered to Bethel are the Doritos kind. Yum yum yum yum yum yum yum. Let’s see this “airlift” in action.
I say “airlift” in quotes because, like, what? Why would they airlift a truck full of ingredients? I don’t believe they airlifted this truck all the way to Bethel from wherever it was before that. I believe they airlifted it from behind those trees to in front of those trees, but THAT’S JUST ME. Maybe you live in a more wonderful and magical world than I do, where Taco Bell does indeed airlift trucks full of ingredients to Bethel. That’s good for you, sincerely. That world must be beautiful. (Via ViralViral.)