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The Political Importance of the Half-Smoke

From Dave Jamieson's 2007 pre-Obama visit investigation of the importance of the half-smoke, and of Ben's Chili Bowl in particular. As New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller reportedly quipped while on the hustings in 1969, “No man can hope to get elected in New York state without being photographed eating hot dogs at Nathan’s Famous.” The […]

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