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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Just for Fun: Politics and Pizza

As I mentioned on my Facebook page, I wondered if 2015 marked the first time that pizza has been mentioned in a State of the Union address.
Politicians have a long history of making a point to be seen eating certain quintessentially American foods: hot dogs, Philly cheese steaks (John Kerry famously flubbed that one), chicken wings, and of course, pizza (which, despite its Italian origins, has become an American staple).
When I have a little more time, I'd like to see if I can track down the first time that a sitting President was photographed or reported as eating pizza. But for now, just for fun, here's a little photo montage:

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