Kerry just can't get a break!!

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Kerry just can't get a break!!
Wed, 08-13-2003 - 1:41pm
The people in Philly apparently eat like cows! And I'm surprised PETA hasn't weighed in over Kerry eating meat!!


http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A51517-2003Aug12?language=printer

Steak Raises Stakes for Kerry in Philly

There, the Massachusetts Democrat went to Pat's Steaks and ordered a cheesesteak -- with Swiss cheese. If that weren't bad enough, the candidate asked photographers not to take his picture while he ate the sandwich; shutters clicked anyway, and Kerry was caught nibbling daintily at his sandwich -- another serious faux pas.

"It will doom his candidacy in Philadelphia," predicted Craig LaBan, food critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer, which broke the Sandwich Scandal. After all, Philly cheesesteaks come with Cheez Whiz, or occasionally American or provolone. But Swiss cheese? "In Philadelphia, that's an alternative lifestyle," LaBan explained.

And don't even mention Kerry's dainty bites. "Obviously, Kerry's a high-class candidate, and he misread the etiquette," LaBan said. "Throwing fistfuls of steak into the gaping maw, fingers dripping -- that's the proper way."

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