Cold: Bernie Sanders gets this named after him

Cold: Bernie Sanders gets this named after him
What Bernie ice cream would look like, if Ben & Jerry's actually made it. (Image via Facebook, The Hill)

[Ed. – I guess they’re being coy and not actually producing a “Bernie ice cream” because not that many people would buy it.]

Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen announced Monday he has created a new flavor celebrating Benrie Sanders’s White House run.

“Nothing is so unstoppable as a flavor whose time has finally come,” Cohen wrote on his Facebook page alongside a picture displaying a pint of “Bernie’s Yearning” ice cream.

The new flavor isn’t an official Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.

“Jerry and I have been constituents of Bernie Sanders for the last 30 years,” Cohen said of the longtime Vermont senator. But he noted that his company with fellow co-founder Jerry Greenfield is not directly involved with the flavor.

“We’ve seen him and we believe him,” he continued on a website touting the ice cream. “When we’re out speaking on his behalf people always ask if there’s a Ben and Jerry’s flavor.

“There’s not,” Cohen added. “But if I were going to come up with one, this is what it would be.”

Cohen’s website describes “Bernie’s Yearning” as plain mint ice cream beneath a solid layer of chocolate on top.

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