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Food for Thought: The Politics of Feasting

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Joe is a staunch conservative, votes red in every single election, and uses words like “libtard,” as he proudly leans against the truck with the loud and proud MAGA sticker. Joe attends a Thanksgiving feast and heaps a large serving of mashed potatoes and gravy right up next to the large serving of deep-fried turkey and looks at it in glee. He’s already loosened his belt, in preparation for a day of feasting.




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