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From: "Harris, Gardiner" >
Date: December 20, 2016 at 8:22:38 AM HST
To: Brian Gabriel >
Subject: Gym confirmed; pool #3
Motorcade headed to Marine Corps Base Hawaii, where POTUS has his usual morning gym workout.
Pool is holding at a nearby McDonalds, whose localized breakfast menu includes a deluxe breakfast that includes Spam. Your pooler believes strongly in being sensitive to local culture and its offerings. But there are some traditions that are unequivocally wrong (slavery and child labor spring to mind), and braised spam with scrambled eggs falls into that unfortunate category of unacceptable localized abominations.
If Scrapple had been on the menu, this judgment would quite obviously be different.
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