How Does Alton Brown Really Feel About Foie Gras?

Alton Brown is ever-blunt.

"We make our cows stand knee-deep in crap, shove our chickens in cages smaller than cereal boxes, and you want to complain about foie gras?" —Alton Brown, host of the James Beard Awards next week, on the foie-gras-gate. [Alton Brown/Twitter]