Freedom fries. Freedom toast. Freedom dressing. Sound gay and stupid?
You bet. You can thank your local member of Congress for changing the
names of French fries, French toast, and French dressing in the House
cafeterias. Spearheaded by Republican representatives Bob Ney and Walter
Jones, the name changes are meant as a protest against French
opposition to the Bush administration's Iraq war plans.
"This action today is a small, but symbolic effort to show the strong
displeasure of many on Capitol Hill with the actions of our so-called
ally, France," said Bob Ney, the chairman of the Committee on House
I guess somebody neglected to tell Mr. Ney and Mr. Jones that French
fries originated in Belgium. The "French" in French fries doesn't refer
to its country of origin. It refers to the way in which this side dish
is prepared. Food that is cut into strips is said to be "Frenched."
Since French fries are strips of potato that have been fried, they became
known as French fried potatoes, or "French fries." Dumbasses...
So this is how our elected officials are spending their time?!? What
the hell is wrong with these people?!? It's just food! Do you really
think you are helping the country, or anybody for that matter, by
eliminating the word "French" from your cafeterias?
What's next? Is the government going to outlaw the instruction of
French in our public schools? Are we going to stop learning French history
too? During World War One and Two, many schools dropped German
instruction from their curriculum. During the Cold War, instruction in Russian
language and culture went the same way. Are we going to repeat these
senseless actions once again? Maybe we're going to bomb the Eiffel Tower
replica in Las Vegas.
It's no wonder why half the world hates America.
America is like a conceited, narcissistic cheerleader: Her head is so
far up her own ass that she can't see why anyone wouldn't like her.