Thursday was National Ice Cream Cone Day, and at least one government official chose a truly baffling way to celebrate.
US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy posted a photo of himself at an ice cream stand to mark the occasion. And while people might expect the occasional chit-chat about healthy food choices from a general surgeon, what they didn’t expect was this:
An ice cream cone without ice cream is like a pumpkin pie without pumpkin.
Some on Twitter jokingly (or not) called for Murthy to be charged. Others pointed out that he serves one of the most openly pro-ice cream presidents in History. But most noted that publicly accepting an ice cream cone without the ice cream, and then bragging about it on social media, was simply unacceptable: