A Fox News contributor went viral online after proclaiming on air that he devoured $28 at Taco Bell for a weekday casual lunch.
Speaking with Neil Cavuto on “Cavuto Coast to Coast” on Wednesday, Scott D. Martin of Kingsview Wealth Management used the Mexican fast-food chain as an example of how severe inflation has become for American consumers, though the point may have been lost, friend. collective astonishment at his gigantic order.
All credit due to Eric Kleefeld, a senior writer at Media Matters For America, who posted the clip on Twitter and allowed us all to bask in the weirdness of it.
Twenty eight dollars? At Taco Bell? For lunch? The internet’s first guess was that Martin was exaggerating, although many people joked about how high they would have to be to order that much food in the middle of the day. Surprisingly though, Martin provided the receipts and actually spent the amount he said he spent:
The total rundown is as follows:
- 1 Burrito Supreme with added Guacamole ($6.09)
- 1 Nachos BellGrande with added Jalapenos ($7.14)
- 1 Large MTN DEW Baja Blast Freeze ($3.79)
- 1 Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Tacos Supreme ($3.19)
- 1 Nacho Cheese Doritos Cheesy Gordita Crunch ($5.19)
“For lunch. Yes, it’s true,” replied Martin.
“That’s a lot of sloops,” chimed in fellow guest and hedge fund manager Jonathan Hoenig.
Not long after, the financial guru’s lunch order began trending on Twitter as virtual viewers expressed feeling stunned and challenged by the feat.
“‘Yeah, that guy is totally ridiculous for eating $28 of Taco Bell for lunch!’ he said loudly with the crowd while hiding his receipts for $29 worth of Taco Bell,” Vargas tweeted.
“Here is approximately what you can buy for $28 at taco bell right now,” he tweeted. “12 tacos, four sodas, upwards of 4,000 calories.”
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