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Bicoastal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:59 PM
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Why are Lattes so terrible, anyway?
Can someone explain to me how the humble Latte--espresso with steamed milk--has morphed into THE HOT DRINK THAT WILL DESTROY OUR PARTY!!!1!!1! I haven't seen so much invective hurled at an innocent beverage since Bill O' Reilly boycotted French Wine!

Honestly, people have accused me and my fellow Obama voters of being "Latte-sippers" so may times, I'm now actually curious to what they taste like. (I'm not much of a coffee drinker.) Couldn't be that bad, could it? And do all Hillary supporters take theirs black, no cream, no sugar, no milk, the raw, unground beans crunching between their teeth? I bet some of 'em reach for the Half n' Half now and then, when nobody's looking...

Also I've been thinking--if some Good Samaritan treats a homeless man to a hot drink on a cold March afternoon, and the drink happens to be a latte, does the vagrant immediately morph into an effete, Prius-driving, Upper Middle Class snob? What a magical fluid---how could anyone object to it? Why, it could cure unemployment practically overnight!

Forget about Kool-Aid--Lattes are now the official Obama drink of choice. Let's face it--they're the Blue State Freedom Fries.

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C_U_L8R Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:01 PM
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1. Apparent Wyoming has a healthy appetite for 'em
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:01 PM
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2. I dig a soy latte.....
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 05:02 PM by marmar
.... the steamed milk takes the BITTERNESS out of the coffee! :)


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Kittycat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:55 PM
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13. Decaf, Soy, No Whip with a hint of Mint - light on the mocha, Mocha
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 05:55 PM by Kittycat
My DH used to tease me when we were dating, because that's what I ordered. I have milk issues, LOL.
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:01 PM
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3. All those damn Wyoming latte drinkers. lol!
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 05:03 PM by BlooInBloo
So 90% of the states don't matter, latte drinkers don't matter...

Doesn't sound like very much matters to Clinton. Not the most awesome of qualities in a President.


EDIT: I don't have much truck with latte drinking wusses myself - but then again, I'm not running for fucking President.

Viva le drip coffee!
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Hand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:08 PM
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11. Damn straight!
Obviously they hate America--ship 'em all off to Gitmo, I say! :rofl:
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Nitrogenica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:02 PM
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4. You BEVERAGE DRINKER!!!! FOOD EATER!!!
FECAL MATTER MAKER!!!
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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:03 PM
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5. Hillary supporters are rough and tough. They chew beans and pour boiling water directly into the,,,
mouth. And that's the way they like it, dagnabbit!
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stop the bleeding Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:07 PM
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10. :)
:spray: :rofl:
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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:04 PM
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6. Never had one, myself.
I guess I'm not a real liberal! :cry:

Looks good, though. :beer:
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Debi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:05 PM
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7. Mmmmm White Chocolate Lattes
:P
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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:05 PM
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8. Lattes constitute 27% of my circulatory system.
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Sulawesi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:06 PM
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9. Blech! Too much milk. I'll take a skinny double cap any day!
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deadmessengers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:36 PM
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12. Lattes are for the weak.
Double espresso with a little sugar - that'll put some hair on your chest.

Oh, wait, was that sexist? :rofl:
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 07:30 PM
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14. I can't wait til Clinton gets caught with a latte in hand...
... If I were a reporter, I'd ask her if she was voting for Obama.
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