Sailors blame Michelle Obama for Navy’s fried food ban

Sailors blame Michelle Obama for Navy’s fried food ban
Michelle Obama celebrating "the arts"

Sailors outraged over the Navy’s plan to phase out fried foods from its menus have found the perfect vessel for their anger in First Lady Michelle Obama.

The First Lady doesn’t set nutrition policy for the nation’s fleets. But that hasn’t stopped more than two dozen critics—many of them current and former Navy personnel—from flooding a Navy Times Facebook thread to blame FLOTUS, who has made combating obesity and promoting healthy eating her signature issues.

“Is Michelle Obama now playing big sister to the military hotline?” asked Robert Leon Harke?

Mike Dibble chimed in: “First the kids, now the troops.”

Others reacting to the story soon piled on.

Continue reading →

Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

You may use HTML in your comments. Feel free to review the full list of allowed HTML here.