For those poor, poor unfortunates who are not aware of the glory that is “The Top 100 Things I’d Do If I Ever Became An Evil Overlord” list, it’s just the best darn set of practical advice for would be world despots that you’ll ever see. #22 is:
No matter how tempted I am with the prospect of unlimited power, I will not consume any energy field bigger than my head.
Of course, Allahpundit was joking: it’s just bigger than the average stomach, or bladder. Anyway, I got told by my wife that there are Starbucks customers who apparently freaking out over the size of these things; which makes perfect sense to me, actually. As I told her, the average Starbucks devotee probably doesn’t like to be reminded that he or she is a fanatical slave to a fast food restaurant*: having the coffee equivalent of a Big Gulp wrecks that narrative.
*You pick up your food and drink instead of having it brought to you; the menu has almost no variation to it; and the kitchen facilities are specialized.
Fast food restaurant.