‘Dijongate.’ [Rolling eyes] Try ‘Own-goal-gate,’ at this point.

The rule is two-for-flinching.  We did not create this rule.  We are merely following it.

I actually don’t really care what the President puts on his burger, but this Legal Insurrection post about the reaction to his post about the condimenting in question is still pretty interesting:

My post the other day, MSNBC Hides Obama’s Dijon Mustard (aka Dijongate), has hit a nerve unlike anything else I have written.


Like most of my posts, Dijongate could have and probably should have fallen into the black hole of internet punditry, never to be seen or heard of again. But the reaction from the nutroots was widespread and swift, and they have kept the story alive.


What gives here? Why the out-sized reaction? If this is a non-story, why is the left obsessed with it?

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