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Promising Chickens, Delivering an Egg: Food Helps Hoover Win Election

Perhaps no presidential candidate had a campaign which used more references and allusions to food than did the 1928 Republican nominee Herbert Hoover. Ironically, however, he never uttered the golden words most commonly attributed to him, a promise to voters… Read More ›

Michelle Obama's Hamburger and How First Ladies Play a Role in the Politics and Pop Culture of Presidential Food, Part II

As Michelle Obama has learned through her love of the potato, fried or baked, a First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) is held to the same standard as a President [POTUS] and used as ammunition in political attacks. In… Read More ›

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