Bye-Bye,Fried Twinkies

In a "shared little-known facts about herself" interview, which revealed that along with sleeping with her dog when the president is out of town, the first lady admitted she partakes of the foods she forbids her husband to eat. Michelle told US magazine that while out campaigning she's tried" [e]verything from local farmers' market produce in North Carolina to fried Twinkies in Iowa." Yet, prior to Barack Obama setting out on his summer Midwest bus tour, Michelle forbade him to indulge in fried Twinkies at state fairs. Now, Hostess, the makers of Ding-Dongs, politically incorrect Ho-Hos, Wonder Bread, and friable Twinkies, is officially out of business. Therefore, thanks to Mrs. Obama's dietary restriction, the President of the United States may never be able to enjoy a battered, deep fried specialty on a stick. Although the iconic snack cake manufacturer had "already reached a contract agreement with its largest union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters," it...(Read Full Post)