From cafeteria lunchrooms to basketball scoreboards, there seem to be few areas safe from Michelle Obama’s tyrannical nutritional mandates. The latest apparent victim of her intrusion, however, hits much closer to home for the first lady.
Bill Yosses, a White House pastry chef initially hired by Laura Bush, recently announced his intention to resign from his current position in three months. While he was free to create decadent desserts under the previous administration, he stated that Michelle Obama’s dietary demands are “partly to blame” for his decision to leave the prominent post.
The chef describes the first lady’s instruction, beginning in 2009, to replace standard items like butter and sugar with healthier alternatives. Though he tried to abide by the new restrictions, Yosses indicated the strain they have caused on his craft has grown too great.
“I don’t want to demonize cream, butter, sugar, and eggs,” he explained. While he called his resignation a “bittersweet decision,” Yosses already has future projects lined up for his post-White House career.
As for the catalyst behind his self-imposed ouster, Michelle Obama declared she is “incredibly sad” that the chef will be leaving the White House.
In a clueless farewell to the man she effectively pushed out, she heralded Yosses’ dedication to “building a healthier future for our next generation.”
She also praised his work with the White House garden, along with his creation of “the most delectable creations” for official White House events.
It appears by her comments that Obama is a fan of Yosses and his culinary capabilities. Still, she contends that she knows best when it comes to what ingredients the chef uses in recipes he has doubtlessly procured throughout his career.
Yosses is one of countless experts in a variety of disciplines hamstrung by the absurd demands of Michelle Obama.
–B. Christopher Agee
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