Horsemeat Scandal "Breathtaking, Delicious" Say British Politicians

Whenever the meat supply on Knifecrime Island is perceived to be compromised, the government of the day trots out an unlucky official to take one for the team and graze on whatever bits of gristle and hoof they want to reassure their suddenly squeamish countrymen — people who eat sausage made out of dried blood on a regular basis — that everything’s just fine. Nearly a quarter century after an agriculture minister attempted to fell the fear that crazy cows might do further damage to the already addled grey matter of that cursed island’s lager-fueled legion of louts by attempting (unsuccessfully) to cram a BSE-burger into a 4-year-old’s mouth, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron allowed himself to be photographed consuming something called a “black pudding dinky pork pie,” which, he assured his stabby compatriots, was perfectly safe. Later that afternoon the Prime Minister visited the internationally famous Epsom Downs Racecourse, where he ran the track in a record 2 minutes, 3 seconds. Meanwhile, here is some historical perspective.