“Contrary to the rumors you have heard, I was not born in a manger. I was actually born on Krypton and sent here by my father Jor-El to save the planet Earth.”
-Obama at the 63rd annual Alfred E. Smith Dinner
Now playing: Peter Bjorn and John – Let’s Call it Off
(thanks to Sabin for pointing me to this…)
The great thing about running for office as a Libertarian: you can do and say pretty much anything you like, since you’re not going to be taken seriously, regardless.
Case in point: Mike Gravel‘s YouTube cover of Charlie Manson’s favorite song-cum-apocalyptic prophecy.
Part 2 of today’s “Food & Politics” theme: it’s easy enough to forget that Christopher Dodd — the man who helped write the Family and Medical Leave Act, and apparently an expert on doughnut ballistics — is, in fact, running for president.
I’ve gotta hand it to him: eating Maid-Rite’s signature “loose meat” sandwich (here, just up the road from where I went to college) may just convince voters that he has the stomach to handle that nation’s big issues.
Immoral Sandwiches, anyone?