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FLOTUS Food Gaffe

JungMann | Feb 3, 201110:41 AM

Politico reports on an email from First Lady Michelle Obama praising Charlotte, NC, the Democratic National Committee's pick for host city for their 2012 Convention, citing, among other things, the city's famed barbecue. Just one problem: Charlotte ain't a barbecue town.

"The gaffe was enough to make you wonder whether the White House had simply cut and pasted Southern clichés to create the first lady's announcement." I wouldn't call it a Southern cliché, but the gaffe is not too different than Laura Bush praising Peoria, IL for its deep dish.

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