We McDonald’s fans always suspected (the campiness of “the King” was a dead giveaway) and now, at long last, confirmation. Good for you, Whopper. Be who you are. Good call by Ace too in remembering the SNL “Schmitt’s Gay” joke ad from the Farley/Sandler era. American politics has been mostly a function of identity politics for awhile now. It’s past time for American fast food to follow suit. Besides, there’s already a “straight burger,” isn’t there?
A Twitter buddy, seizing on the idea of “identity” burgers, floated the idea of an atheist burger. To which Andy Levy replied:
Not so. That’s the agnostic burger. The atheist burger wasn’t made by anyone. It just is.