You are currently viewing the printable version of this entry, to return to the normal page, please click here.

Theory: bacon-scented candle could soothe animosity between White House and Congress

← return to Water Cooler

Yankee Candle introduced a bacon-scented candle for men this week, to much applause and wonder from those convinced that the genre was limited to girly florals and vanilla. But wait.

There could be some constructive use for such a candle in the male-dominated bastions of the nation’s capital. Would the parties stop their fussing if the comforting, savory scent of bacon was in the air? Maybe.

“Certainly, I’d love if our new ‘MMM, Bacon!’ candle can help ease the tension between Congress and the White House” Yankee Candle CEO Harlan Kent tells Watercooler.”Everyone loves bacon. It’s a unifying scent that brings people together, regardless of their political affiliations. How can you not be happy when bacon’s involved?”

Indeed. And it will also add another dimension to Capitol Hill’s long time reputation as a “sausage factory.”

← return to Water Cooler

Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
You Might Also Like
  • Maureen McDonnell looks on as her husband, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, made a statement on Tuesday after the couple was indicted on corruption charges. (associated press)

    PRUDEN: Where have the big-time grifters gone?

  • This photo taken Jan. 9, 2014,  shows New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gesturing as he answers a question during a news conference  at the Statehouse in Trenton.  Christie will propose extending the public school calendar and lengthening the school day in a speech he hopes will help him rebound from an apparent political payback scheme orchestrated by key aides. The early front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination will make a case Tuesday Jan. 14, 2014, that children who spend more time in school graduate better prepared academically, according to excerpts of his State of the State address obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    BRUCE: Bombastic arrogance or humble determination? Chris Christie’s choice

  • ** FILE ** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador J. Chris Stevens and three other Americans. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    PRUDEN: The question to haunt the West

  • Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    LAMBRO: Skirting the lane-closure issue

  • Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

    LYONS: Benghazi demands a select committee in Congress

  • Happening Now