JULY 4, 2009
Standing outside of Faneuil Hall in Boston, Barr delivers an Independence Day speech denouncing "tyranny in all its forms," citing especially Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and cookbooks. "Who is Irma Rombauer to tell you how to braise that coq au vin?" he tells a confused crowd. Gourmet magazine achieves political awareness.
DEC. 17, 2009
Prostitution is officially decriminalized. Eliot Spitzer high-fives an imaginary friend and returns to begging for change.
Is it any wonder few take the National Post serious?