The serenity of the Monday lunch hour was shattered when President Barack Hussein Obama walked into a Chipotle. In the early afternoon, the commander-in-chief dined at the Woodley Park location, famed for being the finest Chipotle in D.C. There were many revelatory moments of his meal at the fast-casual pioneer. Let's take a look at this urgent development:
First, there was the immediate report that the president had gaffed, quite crucially:
where Obama says he ate lunch: "Chipotle's"— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) June 23, 2014
It's Chipotle, not Chipotle's
Americans, as denizens of a country whose governmental departments and posts are laden with grammatically-confusing names (Joint Chiefs of Staff, Veterans Affairs), might be able to forgive a mistake of such a normcore variety.
It seems important to note that this very Dad-like mistake came during a lunch to encourage American employers to adopt more family-friendly policies. Perhaps, we'll hear from conspiracy theorists about whether this assault on the American middlebrow is a false flag. Another theory:
extra possessives is a midwest thing RT @katiezez: Obama went to Chipotle for lunch and called it "Chipotle's" in a speech.— Justin Miller (@justinjm1) June 23, 2014
The Executive Order