Friday, December 30, 2005

Hire that man

Year end puff promo piece on the mighty Mrs. Bush and all of her supposed political prowess. But here's three cheers for the recently departed White House chef:
A hint of the steel behind her smile was evident early this year, when the White House ushered out longtime head chef Walter Scheib. One East Wing official, breaking months of silence on the issue, cited a "level of arrogance" Mr. Scheib displayed in preparing dishes the Bush family detested -- scallops in particular, which kept appearing on menus despite repeated complaints. Mr. Scheib declined to comment.