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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 10:44 PM

So Willard, born and raised in SE Mi, was surprised to find "a lot of chicken" in Frankenmuth?

Are you kidding me?

Frankenmuth has been a stop on the way "up north" famous for its family-style chicken dinners for longer than Willard has been alive. Excellent food at family prices.

I too was born and raised in SE Michigan ... but in a working class family. All of my neighbors and friends knew about the chicken dinners in Frankenmuth, even those who never ventured north of 8 Mile Road.

Today on his bus tour, Willard said, "You have a lot of chicken here in Frankenmuth. Chicken and, you know, noodles. Good German food."

Noodles? Are you kidding me? Chicken and noodles? In Frankenmuth? He must have not even seen those tubs of mashed potatoes served with those dinners.

Willard Rmoney is a fraud. A fraud as a Michigander. A fraud as a candidate. A fraud as a leader. He deserves to be treated as the phony he really is.

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Reply So Willard, born and raised in SE Mi, was surprised to find "a lot of chicken" in Frankenmuth? (Original post)
Bozita Jun 2012 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Jun 2012 #1
Warpy Jun 2012 #2
xfundy Jun 2012 #3
dmr Jun 2012 #4
susanna Jun 2012 #5
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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 10:49 PM

1. You don't have to go through Frankenmuth

if you have a private jet. Or, even if he traveled by road, it probably was hard for him to see the billboards through the tinted glass of his limo.

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 10:49 PM

2. Willard didn't get out much

When he was on vacation from prep school, he was whisked off to family vacations or cooled his heels at home.

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 11:01 PM

3. Wait, they serve noodles and potatoes in the same dinner?

Well, call me carb-aware, but that's a recipe for fat, and that starts with an F, and that spells... fuck, I dunno.

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Response to xfundy (Reply #3)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 11:39 PM

4. Yea, it's a hearty German dinner, from back in the days when

you really worked hard.

And, the noodles are scrumptious. All of the Frankenmuth meal is scrumptious. Damn, I wanna go there right now!

We'd always go wearing loose clothing & on the drive back downstate we'd loosen our belts & unzip our pants. We were that full - and happy.

But I agree with the OP, how could he not have known about Frankenmuth? The have trees are the right height, and all ....

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Response to xfundy (Reply #3)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 11:55 PM

5. Yep, they sure do...

Last time I was passing through, the meal proceeded in this way: I had chicken noodle soup (heavy on the noodle). Then, before the chicken/mashed potato part of the meal actually arrived, I received small dishes of "salads": carrot/raisin, macaroni & peas, coleslaw, bean salad. I ate sparingly of those and tried to even things out by ordering the chicken liver spread. (Which is awesome, though I like Bavarian Inn's more than Zehnder's. Way more.) I don't actually even remember a green vegetable, but I suppose it was green beans, because that seems to be the safe "go-to" vegetable here in Michigan. Why? I do not know.

To the other poster who said it was tasty, homestyle German fare, well, that's certainly true. And a lot of it.

And going back even further, to the OP: being from SE Michigan, how could he not know Frankenmuth is famous for chicken dinners!? What a fraud, indeed.

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 12:01 AM

6. Sheeze....What's next?

Is he going to claim he's never heard of turkey in Marshall?

(Former Battle Creek resident)

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Response to Bozita (Original post)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 10:22 AM

7. Fraud R Money

The guy is so fake he has to get a uniform.

Maybe all the dress-up in State Trooper's, fire fighter's, etc. uniforms is compensation for what he lacks: compassion, curiosity, critical faculties. Certainly demonstrates a lack of judgment.

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