Add this to the growing pile of evidence that politics — especially contemporary movement conservatism — is often about tribal posturing and mood affiliation.
The answer that Fleischer seems to be going goes something like “a president who declares broccoli their favorite is a soft-kneed commie elitist unfit to lead the American people.” 
However, the correct answer to the question “what kind of president says his fave food is broccoli?” is “a president who likes vegetables.”

Add this to the growing pile of evidence that politics — especially contemporary movement conservatism — is often about tribal posturing and mood affiliation.

The answer that Fleischer seems to be going goes something like “a president who declares broccoli their favorite is a soft-kneed commie elitist unfit to lead the American people.” 

However, the correct answer to the question “what kind of president says his fave food is broccoli?” is “a president who likes vegetables.”

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    This is funny . .
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  7. howlerstudios said: The truth is probably somewhere between your assertion and Ari’s
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    The profundity of US politics, coming from a former White House press secretary: judging politicians by what vegetables...
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    I didn’t include that, but did immediately have to think of the ridiculousness when Bush Sr. said he hated the stuff. :/
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    i remember a local radio station spliced his “no new taxes” with the broccoli thing, so there were sound clips all over...
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    additional context: george herbert walker armoire vestibule bush said, during his term as president, that he did not...