We Got McDonald’s At Home

Garrick McFadden
Momentum
Published in
7 min readApr 3, 2024

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These words still burn in the soul of every Gen Xer. With inflation, my Gen A daughter is about to hear these deflating words: We don’t need to stop at McDonald’s. We got McDonald’s at home.

Picture taken from Reddit. This is what McDonald’s at home looked like.

The most dreaded words my brother and I could ever hear my mother or father utter were: we have McDonald’s at home. This reflexive response would crush our dreams of those perfect french fries that illuminated our minds. The worst…

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Garrick McFadden
Momentum

I am a civil-rights attorney. I write about #whiteness, #racism, #hiphop, policing & politics. https://gamesqlaw.com/index.php/thoughts/