Saturday, February 5, 2011


For all the wet dreams happening on the right side of our political "spectrum" (which seems to range from right to far right to extreme right) over Saint Ronnie's centennial, and the predictable eye rolling on the "left," I just wanted to give some credit where it's due. He improved the health and nutrition of millions of children by proposing to designate ketchup as a vegetable for the purposes of school lunch programs.

And to top it off, he reversed the Carter administration's policy of sanctions against P.W. Botha's Apartheid South African Government for something he called constructive engagement. Which basically meant not noticing what was happening to blacks in that country.

So let's give the man a break, okay? His efforts mean this is a healthy meal:

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