February 22, 2009

Can we beat the Recession? Bring together Red & Blue, Gay & Straight, Rich & Poor Americans? Can we sit on the couch & eat Ben & Jerry’s? Yes Pecan.

New George W. Bush Flavor names: 

  • Patriot Snack’d
  • History Will Be My Fudge
  • Filibustered Creme Pie
  • Cousin Saddam’s P’Nut Brittle Dictatorship
  • Nonpareil-istic Expansion
  • Kyoto Lime Pie Protocol
  • Chock Full of Toffee Anan
  • Uncle Cheney’s Second Banana? Split
  • History Will Be My Fudge
  • Weapons of Chocolate Mousse Destruction
  • Mission Accomplistachio
  • Cluster Fudge…more at bottom.

I just went looking for Yes Pecan, the newest (actually, just renamed) flavor of Ben & Jerry’s at Whole Foods. It wasn’t there—but I’m still full of hope (and, soon, Cherry Garcia, which was there). Now, it’s not just a cute name, and a new flavor—your purchase of Yes Pecan goes to support an Obama-worthy cause:


“YES PECAN!” An Inspirational Blend!  Amber Waves of Buttery Ice Cream With Roasted Non-Partisan Pecans. 

If you decide to indulge in some “Yes Pecan” in Scoop Shops during the month of January, Ben & Jerry’s is donating the proceeds to the Common Cause Education Fund.

Common Cause is a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy organization founded as a vehicle for citizens to make their voices heard in the political process.  They are committed to honest, open and accountable government, as well as encouraging citizen participation in democracy.  Their Education Fund conducts research, education, and outreach activities.  Check out http://www.commoncause.org to take action.

Find “Yes Pecan” at a Scoop Shop near you!

In addition to the flavor in Scoop Shops, for every person who joins Common Cause or donates $1 to the Common Cause Education Fund, Ben & Jerry’s will also donate $1.  Visit our Facebook page to learn more.


Bonus: more Bush suggestions.

1. Grape Depression
2. Abu Grape
3. Cluster Fudge
4. Nut’n Accomplished
5. Iraqi Road
6. Chock ‘n Awe
7. WireTapioca
8. ImPeach Cobbler
9. Guantanmallow
10. ImPeachMint
11. Good Riddance You Lousy Motherfucker … Swirl
12. Heck of a Job, Brownie!
13. Neoconpolitan
14. Rocky Road to Fascism
15. The Reese’s-cession
16. Cookie D’oh!
17. Housing Crunch
18. Nougalar Proliferation
19. Death by Chocolate … and Torture
20. Credit Crunch
21. Country Pumpkin
22. Chunky Monkey in Chief
23. George Bush Doesn’t Care About Dark Chocolate
24. WM Delicious
25. Chocolate Chimp
26. Bloody Sundae
27. Caramel Preemptive Stripe

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