Here's a photo by Slate reporter Dave Weigel of people waiting in line for the deep-fried butter on a stick at the Iowa State Fair. Wrote Weigel, "And people want us to repeal Obamacare?" There's a few dozen people waiting for butter on a stick dipped in a cinnamon honey batter, deep-fried, and then coated in a sugary glaze. At four bucks a pop, not a bad business.
· The Line For Fried Butter [@daveweigel]
· A Deep-Fried Stick of Butter (On a Stick) at the Iowa State Fair [-E-]