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.