Sunday, March 29, 2009

Lunch with Joe and Barack

Obama is an in-charge kinda guy:
When President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. meet for their standing Friday lunch engagement, Mr. Obama always picks the cuisine — a subtle break from previous administrations in which the president and the vice president typically ordered off a menu, and a reminder, if any was needed, about who is in charge.

"The dietary bar is set by the president," said Ron Klain, Mr. Biden’s chief of staff, who recently fielded a prelunch query from the White House kitchen about whether Mr. Biden wanted sour cream with his tacos (he did). "Biden eats anything. He’s a pretty easy guy that way." [...]
That was the most substantive part of the article for me. (h/t: memeorandum)

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