White House Thanksgiving menu: Über-Pie-Palooza-Gate

White House Thanksgiving menu: Über-Pie-Palooza-Gate

michelle-obama-pies“A full-blown caloric surrender and collaboration that would make the French proud…”

Michelle Obama’s repeated admonitions to the American people to adopt a healthier lifestyle by eating more nutritious and less high-caloric junk food hasn’t stopped the First Family from ordering more dessert pies than main dishes at the White House Thanksgiving dinner, as reported by The New York Times on Nov. 28, 2013. 

The First Lady, who has demonstrated time and again that she knows nothing about nutrition, has not relented for one minute in attempting to drum her Let’s Move! initiative into the public consciousness. Yet with the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, it looks as if the Family Obama isn’t just giving in to a temporary truce with gastronomic temptation but rather a full-blown caloric surrender and collaboration that would make the French proud.

A Fist Full of Pies…

Trending: China can’t afford to attack a U.S. aircraft carrier

Besides the usual turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, and the rest of the usual suspects on the First Family’s menu, there’s pies.

And more pies, then a few pies more.

As cited by The Times, nine varieties of the of the all-American sweet will be on the White House serving carts:

  • Huckleberry pie
  • Pecan pie
  • Chocolate cream pie
  • Sweet potato pie
  • Peach pie
  • Apple pie
  • Pumpkin pie
  • Banana cream pie
  • Coconut cream pie

For your convenience, you may leave commments below using either the Spot.IM commenting system or the Facebook commenting system. If Spot.IM is not appearing for you, please disable AdBlock to leave a comment.

T. Kevin Whiteman

T. Kevin Whiteman

T. Kevin Whiteman is a retired Master Sergeant of Marines. He has written for Examiner, Conservative Firing Line, and other blogs.

Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.