Cake: The new favorite mode for American political debate?

Oh no! A rainbow!
Oh no! A rainbow!

People get weird with cakes.

I prefer ice cream.

(From SaintPetersBlog)

“Cake has had symbolic meaning in this country,” even aside from politics, said Stephen Schmidt, food historian and writer for the Manuscripts Cookbook Survey. “We think of cake as something that can carry that meaning, whereas I don’t think the French do.”

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