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Published: 11/25/08

Hail to the Chef: Choosing the New White House Chef

By  Tommy Christopher - Politics Daily
Hail to the Chef: Choosing the New White House Chef

In the run-up to Barack Obama's inauguration, speculation about who will populate the new White House cabinet and staff is rampant. The AP has the skinny on a sweet gig that might be up for grabs: White House Chef.Roland Mesnier, who retired in 2004 after 25 years as the White House's executive pastry chef, would never recommend a TV chef for the first family. "Celebrity chefs, in my book, are not chefs. They're entertainers," he said. "All these people on TV? Forget it."That dude is no fun at all. The piece goes on to speculate that Obama may simply retain Mesnier's successor, Cristeta Comerf...

Published: 05/29/08

Meghan McCain's 'Terrorist' Fashion Statement

By  Brandon Barker - Politics Daily
Meghan McCain's 'Terrorist' Fashion Statement

Today, Dunkin' Donuts announced that it will pull a new ad featuring Rachel Ray based on complaints from conservative Fox News pundit Michelle Malkin, who accused Ms. Ray of promoting a symbol of the "murderous Palestinian jihad." Glazed peanut-topped crullers? No, a keffiyeh.A keffiyeh, for those who don't know, is a traditional Middle Eastern scarf popularized by the late Yasser Arafat. It has also been associated with terrorists, kidnappers and people who dance through the streets with burning T-shirts. Since the late 1980s, however, this scarf has been a popular fashion accessory. Last che...


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