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January 14, 2010

MichellO's Plastic Turkey Moment

Of course, President Bush didn't actually serve a plastic turkey for Thanksgiving. The idiot left and their community-based reality made that up and even the NY Times ran a correction noting that the turkey was real, not fake. But that hasn't stopped roughly half of Americans from believing in the myth of the plastic turkey.

The Left milked that non-event for all it was worth, squawking about phony presidents and staged photo-ops. Enter Michelle Obama, who couldn't be more fake.

For months, the Food Network ran ads about a forthcoming episode of “Iron Chef America,” its flagship chefs plus secret ingredient versus time competition. The show would take place at the White House garden, with Michelle Obama making a cameo and plugging her responsible-eating initiative. The network promised it would be its biggest episode ever.

The buildup matched the reality: The Jan. 3 “Iron Chef America” drew 7.6 million viewers, the highest-rated show in network history. In it, superstar chef Mario Batali teamed with Emeril Lagasse, and Bobby Flay with White House chef Cristeta Comerford to cook five dishes using the secret ingredient: produce from the White House garden.

Except for one thing: As first reported on AOL’s Politics Daily blog, the fruits and vegetables used on the show weren’t from the White House. They were stunt produce. Ringers.

All about the photo op.


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