I had no intention of giving up bacon. But apparently someone else wasn’t so sure about bringing it home along with the Swine flu.

The Obama team knows the power of words, so they’ve given the pig farmers and maybe the pigs a break. We’re now dealing with H1N1. Note: You don’t get H1N1 by eating pork. High blood pressure, maybe. The wrath of God for some religions, maybe.

After the Vice President’s direct fatherly or brotherly advice, the President has stepped in with some official words of information and a little comfort. Even some kudos to his predecessor for preparations as part of their Homeland Security program. I’m off to work in a very public place. For this administration, hand washing only applies to its literal interpretation in preventing the spread of H1N1 flu.