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.
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Sure, China, Germany and Japan may all have less unemployment and less inequality than the United States; but you know what they don’t have, at least according to Vice President Joe Biden? A political culture that disdains xenophobia and welcomes immigrants!
Holding forth at a National Association of Manufacturers event held in D.C. on Tuesday, the vice president and possible 2016 presidential candidate spoke rather undiplomatically about the world’s other leading economies in an attempt to underline how vital it is for Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
“We have to pass an immigration bill,” Biden said. “Look at Germany, look at the rest of the world. We’re the only non-xenophobic nation in the world that’s a major economy.”
According to Detroit News D.C. Bureau Chief David Shepardson, Biden further claimed that these other wealthy nations were just not as “welcoming” to outsiders as the United States:
Biden says Germany, Japan, China "are not nearly as welcoming of immigrants" as US— David Shepardson (@davidshepardson) June 10, 2014
One imagines the leaders of Germany, China and Japan may not be particularly amused by Biden’s remarks. But if the usual “Joe being Joe” excuse doesn’t tamp their anger, they can always play the Joe Arpaio card. Or the Steve King card. Or the Laura Ingraham card. Or the Mickey Kaus card. Or the Kris Kobach card. Or the … well, you get our point.
You can listen to Biden’s “Look at Germany …” remark below, via the Washington Times:
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.