“Okay, Americans are hungry. We get it. Well I've got news for you - things are tough all over, people. The President himself has been forced to substitute cube steak for his nightly prime rib, and the only wine available is a detestable Chateau Montrose2043. But does he whine? Does he take to the streets like a rabid Red? So please, good people, please. Wait in line. Get your food. And then go home. We're Americans! We do not solve our problems with violence.”— Warren Eccleston, Food Riots Rile Feds, Fallout 3
As Press Secretary, his primary responsibility was to act as spokesman for the United Statesgovernment administration, especially with regard to the president, senior executives, and policies.
As such, when pressed on the current American food riots, he expressed the Washington elite's mindset on the critical social disorder of the time. His official public statement showed just how disconnected the political elites were from the harsh realities of their time.