Bipartisan sautéed scallops? Photo illustration by Donna Turner Ruhlman.
Last election, I put up a big "Vote Obama" post
in light of what I considered to be eight disastrous years of Bush, unnecessary war, and an economy that was going to take well more than four years to fix. I was at first surprised by some of the angry comments I got. A reader named Art wrote, "You’re a consommate [sic] chef. Leave it at that. Keep your friggin’ political opinions to yourself," followed two minutes later by Joe: "Because you can cook, you can tell me for whom I’m to cast my vote? I don’t think so. Keep it in the kitchen—not the voting booth."
My response was more or less, "This site is my fucking yard and I can put up whatever sign I want." ...
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