With the 2016 Presidential Election a mere 19 months away, now is as good a time as any to begin scrutinizing to death any movement, comment, or sound bite, no matter how small, that our candidates are making. Did you say fast food choices, too? We're one step ahead of you.
First, the facts: according to NBC News, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 2016 presumptive Democratic nominee, stopped in at a Chipotle in Maumee, Ohio at approximately 1:15 p.m. EST. She wore dark glasses, a purple coat, and went through the line like every other customer, according to employees. She ordered a chicken bowl with guacamole.
Clinton kept the visit very low-key. So low-key, in fact, that the manager didn't believe Clinton had visited the restaurant until he pulled the security footage. So much the better for us: below is the former First Lady picking up her order, accompanied by an aide.
It's a fairly perfect order, when you think about it. A chicken bowl says, "I'm only somewhat concerned with my health and calorie intake." You're opting for chicken instead of beef, and don't want that calorie-loaded flour tortilla, but you're not so overly zealous as to get a salad. And the choice of guacamole says "I care about the finer things in life, to hell with that two dollars."
See? Politicians are just like us. Just a year and a half more of presidential candidates driving around, being relatable, and doing normal, relatable, human things. At least Clinton respected the sneeze guard, which is more than we can say for our current sitting president:
At least she doesn't lean over the counter like Obama. (I worked in a knock-off Chipotle once, and hated these guys.) pic.twitter.com/UpzzBiQNfK— Kelly Weill (@KELLYWEILL) April 13, 2015