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September 01, 2008

Slow Food, Raw Milk, Butter

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

John Schwenkler -- already infamous as the guy who argued that good food should be a conservative cause -- writes the definitive article about today's raw milk wars. John has been covering Slow Food Nation too: here, here, here, and -- yummiest of all -- here. His day-to-day blog is here.

Directly related: Food is Love adores butter so much that she eats chunks of it straight. But it's always the good stuff.

Semi-related: Would Edmund Burke have approved of Michael Pollan?

Completely unrelated: If Sarah Palin is elected, will she become our first VPILF?



posted by Michael at September 1, 2008


Coming (if you'll pardon the pun) on top of a line of FDILFS(first daughters...) and the TAGIMBD (the attorney general is my baby daddy - the unisex acronym referring equally to Janet reno and John ashcroft) and MTHMSTYT (My taliban has more sex than your taliban) , the VPILF is an honorable addition.

VP cam anyone?

Posted by: Ramesh on September 1, 2008 11:50 AM

Blevins is a very novel fellow. In an odd mix of flippancy and finger-wagging, he opines one should not necessarily apply Burke's thought to modern government (perish the unprogressive thought!), but certainly to diet. Burke then is seen to be a "true visionary".

He gets called a lot of different things, doesn't he? Pitt called Burke a "rhapsodist", Gibbon called him "the most eloquent and rational madman". Little did anyone know he is actually..."Edmund Burke, patron saint of hippie organic food."

By the way, I just received my copy of the main volume of a cornerstone of Western civilisation. Foodies, check this out for some real food philosophy, carbs 'n all:

Posted by: Robert Townshend on September 1, 2008 12:07 PM

"VPILF"! I love it.

Posted by: Nathan P Origer on September 1, 2008 12:07 PM

Hey, thanks for the link ...

Posted by: John on September 1, 2008 3:52 PM

So are you saying you didn't want to "F" Al Gore??

Posted by: Sister Wolf on September 2, 2008 12:46 AM

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