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Fertig gebraten, mit Curry Dip

March 16, 2009

Tender, Juicy Obama Fingers Hit the Shelves
Article:Spiegel Online

“A German frozen food company hopes to raise sales with a new product: Obama fingers. The tender, fried chicken bits come with a tasty curry sauce. The company says it was unaware of the possible racist overtones of the product…”

Nom nom nom. Click for larger view

Suddenly I’ve lost my appetite.

“…The idea, she claimed, was to get in on the Obama-mania which is continuing to grip Germany. The word “fingers” in the name refers to the fact that it is a finger food. “It’s like hotdogs,” Witting said. “No one would ever think they are actually from dogs.”

For Americans in Germany, though, there is a risk that the product might be seen as racially insensitive. Fried chicken has long been associated with African-Americans in the US — naming strips of fried chicken after the first black president could cause some furrowing of brows…”

Seriously? They have dildos made in the Messiah’s image for pete’s sake. Does that mean he’s a little dick? Oh. That sure shut me right up.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Fishleg permalink
    March 16, 2009 10:01 pm

    That’s RACIST!

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