24 August 2006

Heart disease is pretty liberating, I guess

Sadly, the cafeterias in the US House of Representatives no longer offer 'Freedom fries' instead of French fries. A generation of satirists is thereby deprived of a mile-wide target for lampooning US foreign policy.

At the time, [Republican representative Bob] Ney, who together with Walter Jones pushed for "freedom fries", said the action was "a small but symbolic effort to show the strong displeasure of many on Capitol Hill with the actions of our so-called ally, France".

- Source: BBC News, 2 August 2006

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