I’ve often thought: If only my dead grandmother had left me her diamond engagement ring so I could hawk it for some crispy cured pork strips. Actually, I’ve never thought that. I prefer my bacon limp. Then again, I’ve never faced the temptation of a Bacon Barter—the delicious new campaign from Oscar Mayer. To prove how delectable its Butcher Thick Cut Bacon is, the brand is sending comedian Josh Sankey on a cross-country road trip with nothing but its bacon to pay for his expenses. Follow his journey on Twitter or Facebook to learn when the Bacon Barter will be in your neck of the woods.If the allure of bacon can power a man across the United States, it’s no surprise our government would use food as a diplomacy tool.
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