MSM attempts to demonstrate that gold is not a currency, hilarity ensues.
ReutersTV blogger Felix Salmon set out to duplicate Mark Dice’s famous video attempting to purchase a taco with an ounce of gold- with the intention of ‘proving’ that gold is not a currency.
After successfully being turned down by a beer delivery guy (since when do beer delivery guys sell a 24 pack to a stranger who walks up while they’re unloading their truck??), Walgreens, and ToysRUs, the experiment suddenly goes horribly wrong at a local food vendor, when the owner gladly accepts the gram of gold as payment for 3 lobster rolls.
Reuters pretends the embarrassment never occurred, titling the vid: Will a gold bar buy a case of beer?
Notice that Reuters doesn’t even have the balls to use a 1oz gold coin, instead offering a measly 1 gram bar:
And of course Mark Dice attempting to buy a .99 taco from taco bell with an ounce of gold: