The editors at foodie mag Bon Appetit gave four stars to Rep. Emanuel Cleaver's cooking grease-powered bus that he uses to travel his district.
"In a town of ribs and fries, could there be a more perfect way to travel?" Cleaver tells their blog this morning.
He has been pushing alternatives fuels. A Cleaver bill says his colleagues can only use their office allowance on cars if they run on alternative fuels.
Cleaver aide Danny Rotert tells Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, that the aroma of barbecue lingers inside the bus. The only question we have is, when constitutents seek assistance as the bus rolls through their neighborhood, do Cleaver aides follow the teachings of one of Kansas City's legendary lords of barbecue and shout, "May I help you?
Posted by David Goldstein