Freedom Was on the White House Menu for Clemson's National Championship Football Team
Notwithstanding a federal government shutdown, President Donald Trump rolled out the red carpet for Clemson's National Championship football team at the White House tonight. Clemson won their national title exactly a week ago.
And freedom was on the menu, with Trump personally paying for a catered meal of American fast food, including Wendy's, McDonald's, Burger King, and Domino's Pizza — all laid out in the State Dining Room.
President Trump hinted at the potential National Championship menu at the press corps rope line earlier today:
Trump was true to his word:
The fast-food menu proved to be a big hit with the Clemson players, especially offensive guard Matt Bockhorst:
Not all past National Championship teams have received such a White House welcome:
The Clemson team kept themselves entertained while they waited for President Trump:
The president seemed pretty pleased with his menu selection:
Predictably, some in the media were not enthused.
Erin Burnett at CNN expressed her displeasure:
Others feigned concern for the diet of the football team:
The ladies at The Cut were especially offended:
And the usual suspects had to vent their spleens just because it involved Trump:
But even some in the media were inspired:
And someone had to call out the elephant in the room (relax, folks, it's sarcasm):
Despite our political differences, I'm sure that most Americans are happy to see their National Champions receiving a full serving of freedom: