Contact Us

Do As I Say Not As I Do: Obama Administration’s Love Of “Unhealthy” foods

Ever get the feeling you’re being told one thing while they’re doing another?

After the debt crisis compromise was hammered out last week, the Obama administration took his team out for a round of hamburgers and cheeseburgers to celebrate.

The White House said the outing, at which the president consumed a meal of about 1,700 calories, was a reward for the debt team’s “nonstop” work over the last few

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

months as they worked out a deal with Capitol Hill to extend the government’s borrowing limit.

This isn’t the first time he’s been in the news for eating high-caloric meals, either.

He famously treated Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to a burger at Ray’s Hell Burger, which is across the Potomac in Arlington. And he’s also frequented Five Guys, an institution in the Washington area that has now spread its franchises across the country.

In contrast, the administrations “Let’s Move” campaign – with First Lady Michelle Obama as the spokesperson – is asking American’s to adopt healthy eating habits and is campaigning restaurants to stop offering options like french fries.

What do YOU think?

 

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-politics/2011/aug/3/hamburger-today-24-trillion-tomorrow/”>Ahamburgertodayfor2.4trilliontomorrow-WashingtonTimes

More from KOOL 101.7

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kool1017.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Kool 101.7 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Kool 101.7 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!