I once thought I might trick my children into eating green food by reading them Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham while serving them an egg dish chockablock with green vegetables. (See the recipe below.) Well, they loved the book.
What was I thinking? At that time, my children only ate white food: spaghetti, mashed potatoes, milk, and chicken and bread. No amount of high-minded literature would change their food-i-tude.
Turns out Ted Cruz also thought he could use that charming children’s book as a tool to fool. Apparently he figured if he read that text during that filibuster last week he would trick us into liking him.
But just as my children are no fools, neither are we.
To paraphrase the good Dr., we do not like him here or there.We do not like him anywhere. Read More »