Thursday, February 3

MICHELLE OBAMA AND THE BARBECUE WARS

Photo by Gerry Melendez, AP

Oh, geez. Michelle Obama seems to have poked a stick at the South's "hornet nest." In a recent email announcing Charlotte as the location of the 2012 Democratic Convention site, Ms. Obama playfully added that the city has "great barbecue." You would have thought she said that vinegar-based sauce rules! The debate over the nuances of barbecue are far and wide, and--bless her heart--Michelle Obama stepped right in the middle of it with one, small, good-natured comment.
Y'all--let's give her a break. At least she didn't say Kansas City barbecue beats all.
(Just kidding, Kansas City.)

See the full article, "Michelle Obama, trapped in the barbecue wars" here.