Susan Allen smacks Michelle Obama over doughnuts

Krispy Kreme doughnuts gave one first lady the chance Friday to take a swipe at another.


First lady Michelle Obama gives the keynote address to the African Methodist Episcopal Church general conference in Nashville last month. (Donn Jones/AP)

Former U.S. senator George Allen celebrates with his wife, Susan, left, and daughter Tyler after securing a Republican primary win in June. (Steve Helber/AP)

Obama has made fighting childhood obesity her leading cause. But the first lady has said there is room for junk food in a healthful diet, having once declared, “A Twinkie is not a cigarette.”

Presumably she’d say the same about a Krispy Kreme.

Laura Vozzella covers Virginia politics for The Washington Post.

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