2014's fast food atrocities
Burger King's black cheeseburger: Made with squid ink and bamboo charcoal, arguably a symbol of meat's destructive effect on the planet. Only available in Japan.
For some reason, the White House feels comfortable accusing Congress of not working hard enough.
White House spokesman Tony Fratto said Tuesday that Senate Democrats “put off a lot of work” when they left town last week without passing several pending bills.
“They’ve been in session for a long time, and some very critical pieces of legislation got put off for yet another recess,” Fratto said.
This, of course, is hilarious, given the source.
“The Daily Show” turned its attention Wednesday [Aug. 17, 2007] to presidential vacations, commenting briefly on French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit to President Bush in Kennebunkport before asking “Senior Western White House Correspondent” Samantha Bee about Bush’s return to Crawford, TX.
“This place is abuzz with expectation,” said Bee excitedly. “It’s no longer a question of if the president will break the record, but when.”
“Most vacation days taken by a sitting president,” Bee explained when Jon Stewart asked what record she meant. “People said that Reagan’s 436 would stand forever, but right now, as you can see, this president stands on 423, meaning his record should fall less than two weeks from today. And they said it shouldn’t be done.”
Does the president’s spokesman really want to complain about lawmakers who “put off a lot of work”?
Domino's Specialty Chicken: It's like regular pizza, except instead of a crust, there's fried chicken. The company's marketing officer calls it "one of the most creative, innovative menu items we have ever had” -- brain power put to good use.
KFC'S ZINGER DOUBLE DOWN KING: A sandwich made by adding a burger patty to the infamous chicken-instead-of-buns creation can only be described using all caps. NO BUN ALL MEAT. Only available in South Korea.
Taco Bell's Waffle Taco: It took two years for Taco Bell to develop this waffle folded in the shape of a taco, the stand-out star of its new breakfast menu.
Krispy Kreme Triple Cheeseburger: Only attendees at the San Diego County Fair were given the opportunity to taste the official version of this donut-hamburger-heart attack combo. The rest of America has reasonable odds of not dropping dead tomorrow.
Taco Bell's Quesarito: A burrito wrapped in a quesadilla inside an enigma. Quarantined to one store in Oklahoma City.
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