What Koppelman Left Out
Salon's Alex Koppelman decided to push back against the Right over the cellphone at the homeless shelter story.
Conservatives angry over Michelle Obama's trip to homeless shelter It seems Michelle Obama can't even do a good deed without inspiring some outrage on the right.
Conservative blogger Michelle Malkin was one of those who joined the resulting scrum, writingthat the photo "ruin[ed] what was supposed to be a sob story photo op of the compassionate Mrs. O catering to the downtrodden." She, in turn, linked to another blogger, Kathy Shaidle. Shaidle — who is, to put it politely, not a particularly nice person –
I'd still like to see Koppelman or someone address this item I pointed out earlier. Since when does it make sense to throw away good food in the interests of providing homeless people with a meal "experience" equivalent to one that would cost 30 bucks? I'm not saying let them eat cake here. But if they are going to eat it, since when does it have to have seven tiers?
"If anyone brings us donuts, Steve throws them away," Gibson said. "It is not good food for our guests. We care too much to give them anything but the best. Steve wants our guests to have the same experience as if they were paying $30 for the meal."