An Asinine GOP Era Comes to a Close
Posted on Aug 2, 2006
French fries and French toast are back on the menu on Capitol Hill—nearly three years of being tagged with the substitute moniker “Freedom.”
The fries on Capitol Hill are French again.
So is the breakfast toast in the congressional cafeterias, with both fries and toast having been liberated from the appellation “freedom.”
Three years after House Republicans trumpeted the new names to get back at the French for snubbing the coalition of the willing in Iraq, congressmen don’t even want to talk about french fries, which are actually native to Belgium, and toast.