Today's U-L has an AP piece that simply asks a handful of the candidates which foods they hate. Typically, a handful of them (Clinton, obviously included) couldn't answer.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: "I like nearly everything. "I don't like, you
know, things that are still alive."
Former Sen. John Edwards: "I can't stand
mushrooms. I don't want them on anything that I eat. And I have had to eat them
because you get food served and it's sitting there and you're starving, so you
Sen. Barack Obama: "Beets, and I always avoid eating them."
Bill Richardson: Mushrooms, specifically. "I'm not a big vegetable eater."
Recalling the first President Bush's distaste for broccoli, he said: "I
sympathize with that fully."
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani:
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee: "Carrots. I just don't like carrots. I
banned them from the governor's mansion when I was governor of Arkansas because
Sen. John McCain: "I eat almost everything. Sometimes I don't do
too well with vegetables."
Former Gov. Mitt Romney: "Eggplant, in any shape
or form. And I've always been able to avoid it."
Former Sen. Fred Thompson:
"Not much. I've tried to do better about that. I jokingly say that we kind of
have a diet around our house that if it tastes good, you don't eat it. I haven't
quite got there yet. There's not much that I turn down. That's a good thing on
the campaign trail because you get quite a variety."
Seriously, answer the question.
"Things that are still alive?" I understand that rich people eat exotic things, but that doesn't make any sense at all.
Fred Thompson, are you talking? What a waste of time.
My answer? Black licorice.