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White House asked to stay away
from school nutrition summit

Politico, by Helena Bottemiller Evich

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Posted By:PChristopher, 7/15/2014 2:00:12 AM

Michelle Obama’s food policy czar, celebrity chef Sam Kass, was once so in with the lunch lady crowd that he landed a guest judge spot on a tearful school lunch episode of Food Network’s “Chopped” and handed out awards at the School Nutrition Association’s convention in Denver. Two years later, when he asked to speak at the group’s annual convention this week in Boston, the answer: “No.” The rebuke shows how ugly the fight has become between the first lady and her supporters, who want kids to eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains in their school lunches

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Someone please tell me why we have a ´Food Policy Czar´ and why the always angry and spiteful and unelected bigmouth Michelle Obama has any kind of ´Czar´ to begin with?!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Subal, 7/15/2014 2:36:31 AM     (No. 9924839)

And what do her kids eat at lunch time???
Send this knuckle dragger back to Kenya!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/15/2014 2:47:27 AM     (No. 9924840)

Sounds like ab lack eye for big MO and rightly so.An un-elected person shouldn´t have this big a say so.You have to figure most people at this summit are liberals and probably bracing for a nasty call from the WH.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PChristopher, 7/15/2014 3:33:47 AM     (No. 9924851)

#1 et al...you used to be able to see the lunch menus for the Osama girls at the Sidwell Friends website. I just checked and it looks like they´ve stopped posting them online...gee, I wonder why? Be assured, however, that they aren´t eating the same things that public school kids are forced to endure.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 7/15/2014 3:57:10 AM     (No. 9924852)

Things were so much simpler when we just took our lunch to school and the government took care of things that it was supposed to like defending the country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 7/15/2014 5:42:27 AM     (No. 9924899)

You´re right, #3. To access the menus now requires registration and logging in! Each of the three houses has a newsletter and that´s where the menus are found.

For newbies who have no knowledge of the gourmet fare provided to Malia and Sasha I did find a HuffPost piece on Sidwell´s menus, which are created and prepared by contractor Meriwether-Godsey:

http://merig.com/sidwell-friends-school-in-huffpost-taste/

There´s also a facility on the Sidwell campus called the Fox Den, where students can buy snacks, smoothies, etc.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: uno, 7/15/2014 6:33:37 AM     (No. 9924967)

Feel the love...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/15/2014 9:02:41 AM     (No. 9925194)

As Martha Stewart would say, "It´s a good thing."

This guy parlayed a cooking service for working mothers like Mooch (he prepared meals for a week that went into fridge and/or freezer, to be heated up throughout the week) into a job in first the East Wing (as Mooch´s manure spreader and food toadie) and then into the West Wing as Obama´s "food policy czar" and golfing groupie. Not bad for a bald guy from Chicago.

I think this organization was in a perfect position to deliver Kass and Mooch a determined thwap. Good for them for standing against tyranny in this food fight.

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