Magazine November 12, 2018, Issue

Dinner Warriors

Senator Ted Cruz holds an event inside Schobels’ Restaurant in Columbus, Tex., September 15, 2018. (Reuters/Sergio Flores/File Photo)

History will remember 2018 as the last year Republicans got to eat at restaurants. Which is not so bad if you’re a coastal elite like me, with access to Uber Eats and a penchant for dining sur le divan. But I imagine it will take just a little bit of savor out of Mitch McConnell’s visits back home if his every attempt to eat out in Louisville ends as last week’s did, with some anonymous troglodyte dumping the senator’s rice and beans on the sidewalk and inviting him to leave the country.

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