Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Cindy McCain's shadowy past: Recipe thief!

In yet another disgraceful example of the mainstream media refusing to dig into the sordid past of our presidential candidates, Cindy McCain gets a pass. Does anyone believe for a moment that this woman cooks any of her own food? Or does anyone believe this anorexic testament to plastic surgery actually eats? I mean food?

Thank god for teh bloggers! From The Wonkette:
Is there anything new first lady Cindy McCain won't steal? The beer heiress stole husband John McCain back when he was relatively young and handsome and needed a new wife, she stole dope pills from her own medical charity, she furtively brought home some orphans from Bangladesh one time, she continues to steal "stray" dogs, and now the Cougar Baroness is accused of stealing recipes from the Food Network!

A New York attorney was searching Google for some recipe by famous Food Network chef Giada DeLaurentis — this is what attorneys call "billable hours" — when she found those same exact recipes on John McCain's website, ridiculously labeled as "Cindy's Recipes."

The stolen recipes ("Ahi Tuna with Napa Cabbage," "Passion Fruit Mousse," etc.) include word-for-word rip-offs of at least three Food Network recipes, along with another plagiarized from teevee cooking lady Rachel Ray.

Intrepid blogger Al's Blog reports that this gastronomical plagiarism goes way back:
"Cindy McCain's 3-Minute No-Bake Cookies" was among the treats prepared by culinary students at Southern New Hampshire University and "tasted by a panel of esteemed judges."

"Cindy McCain's 3-Minute No-Bake Cookies," as it turns out, is identical to a recipe posted here, right down to an asterisked advisory that "If using old-fashioned oats, cool mixture in saucepan 5 minutes."

All that's missing from Cindy's submission is this: Recipe provided courtesy of The Quaker Oats Company.
I wouldn't want to be in Cindy McCain's Ferragamos right about now. I mean it's bad enough to have Rachel Ray come after you, but to piss of the Quakers?! She's in a heap 'o trouble now!


Mary Ellen said...

Get ready for it, Randi Rhodes is going to call her a "f***ing recipe whore" at her next appearance. If she turns out to be our next First Lady, they had better nail down everything in the joint. She may steal some of those plates to put her food made with the stolen recipes! This country is in big trouble. No morals.

Sue J said...

Republicans do love love them some hypocrisy!

Mauigirl said...

This is great - makes both Hillary and Obama look honest as the day is long in comparison! ;-) This woman is truly plagiaristic!

Sue J said...

Plastic plagiaristic! Yikes!