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.
After wasting $24 billion on two weeks and two days of political tantrums, Congress this week reached a temporary deal to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling, reopening the government and averting financial disaster … for approximately 90 days.
Some Republicans feel happy about the deal. Some Republicans feel mad about the deal.
In other news, Marco Rubio feels that everyone except Marco Rubio is to blame for derailing immigration reform.
Let’s find out who feels what feelings about what issues by reviewing these clips together!
Ted Cruz on ABC’s “Face the Nation”: “I would do anything, and I will continue to do anything I can, to stop the train wreck that is Obamacare”
Mitch McConnell on CBS’ “Face the Nation”: “There will not be another government shutdown”
John McCain on CNN’s “State of the Union”: “Those involved in [the shutdown] went on a fool’s errand”
GOP consultant Alex Castellanos on CNN’s “State of the Union”: Ted Cruz needs to “learn the difference between standing for principle and standing in front of a train”
Marco Rubio on “Fox News Sunday”: “Immigration reform is going to be a lot harder to accomplish than it was three weeks ago”
(via Raw Story)
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.