With Liberty, Justice, & Beets for All


When you think of eating beets, what comes to mind?  My guess is you have strong feelings.  Maybe you had a negative childhood experience in which an aunt forced them down your gullet (What were those freakishly-iridescent, canned things that tasted of dirt?).  Maybe the pungent smell of pickled beets turned you off long ago, or perhaps your first bite was of a mushy boiled beet (thanks, school cafeteria lady…).  From the beginning of his administration, President Obama practiced beet partisanship when he famously banned beets from the White House garden.  First it was broccoli with the Bushes, then beet bashing with the Obamas. What is the world coming to??

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