Sequester or no sequester; Shutdown or no shutdown; Debt ceiling increase or no debt ceiling increase–Nothing ever seems to keep the federal government from being able to sponsor a heck of a dinner.
— Department of State (@StateDept) October 20, 2013
Here’s the full menu, including everything:
— Kim Ghattas (@BBCKimGhattas) October 20, 2013
Optics? We don’t need no stinking optics!
— Christian Zouzas (@US) October 21, 2013
— thedumbblonde (@TheRealTDB) October 21, 2013
Would certain guests still consider this meal the equivalent of hardtack and gruel?
— عائشہ درانی (@AD_ChiTown) October 20, 2013
(h/t Jeryl Bier)