Even Restaurant Critics Can Be President

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Via Ezra Klein, we are alerted to Barack Obama’s 2001 attempt at food critique for a television show that apparently never ran. (See here now his opinions on flap jacks, peach cobbler!)

I envision a return to presidential politics for Frank Bruni, the chief gourmand at the New York Times. Just imagine the delicious primary debate in which Bruni will describe Social Security as an intricately, gorgeously assembled dish with glimmer and good intentions but not enough punch.