Did You Know...

   

If you like your provolone, you can keep your provolone: Get ready for ‘Big Block of Cheese Day’ at the White House

Share
By Doug Powers  •  January 25, 2014 03:20 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

null

Finally we’re getting somewhere. They’re still going to lie to us, but at least we’ll get a snack out of the deal.

Wait, no we won’t. It’s just “virtual” cheese:

The White House will host a virtual “Big Block of Cheese Day” later this month in a nod to historical tradition — and the popular West Wing television show.

In the show, White House staffers were required on one day a year to meet with citizens and interest groups who normally might not earn attention from top administration officials. The fictional tradition was a nod to President Andrew Jackson, who in 1837 hosted an open house with a 1,400 pound block of cheese in the White House’s foyer.

But the real White House said Friday that they would be hosting a real version of the event — albeit in cyberspace.

“On Wednesday, January 29th, with a nod to history (and maybe the TV show the West Wing), the Obama Administration is hosting the first-ever virtual “Big Block of Cheese Day,” during which dozens of White House officials will take to social media for a day long ‘open house’ to answers questions from everyday Americans in real-time on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram and via Google+ Hangout,” the White House said in a statement.

At MOTUS pointed out, in addition to Andrew Jackson, the Obama administration will also be following partly in the footsteps of a lesser president named Thomas Jefferson.

White House video in which Jay Carney makes every second of “Sharknado” look like an Oscar scene by comparison:

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:

Former State Department diplomat describes effort to scrub damaging Benghazi docs

September 16, 2014 09:52 AM by Doug Powers

maxwellattkisson

Drip. Drip.

Obama earns Nobel Peace Prize in role play as ISIS adviser

September 14, 2014 10:56 AM by Doug Powers

obamasueme

Hope & Change, terrorist-style

Obama admin has their bases covered on ‘war’ or ‘no war’ with ISIS

September 12, 2014 04:12 PM by Doug Powers

kerry

Mixed Message Shock & Awe

Congressional Democrats demand greater transparency … from the NFL

September 11, 2014 05:26 PM by Doug Powers

laughter

The jokes never end.


Categories: Barack Obama, Democrats

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook