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Friday, August 29, 2003

Dem Dopey Dems

California Democrats are unhappy with Taco Bell. They think the restaurant is rigging the recall election. To wit:

Taco Bell announced the first installment of its Taco Poll results yesterday, in which 54 percent of the votes went to Schwarzenegger and his crunchy beef taco, and just three percent of the votes went to Davis and his chicken soft taco. All other candidates received 43 percent of votes through purchases of the chain’s Grilled Stuft Burrito.

Unhappy with the mock poll results, the chairman of the California Democratic Party, former state Sen. Art Torres said yesterday that “Taco Bell should stick to making tacos, not rigging elections.”

In a press statement released yesterday, Torres said beef tacos always outsell chicken tacos, which cost twice as much at the restaurant chain. In Sacramento, Torres said, Taco Bell sells beef tacos for 74 cents and chicken tacos for $1.50.
Yes. They're serious.

San Mateo Daily Journal

My guess is that Pepsico, who own Taco Bell, are vying for the lucrative contract to sell refreshments to Halliburton workers in Iraq.

It's just a guess.

(via The Angry Clam)

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