Breaking: Apple Pie is Now Racist

Is there anything better than a slice of homemade apple pie? An hour after it comes out of the oven when the delectable dessert still has warm apple slices swimming in ooey-gooey simmering sugar syrup, providing a perfect balance of sweetness and tartness? The ambrosial aroma of cinnamon and allspice dances around your nose, and the tender crust is buttery and flaky at the same time. But when a left-wing writer for the Guardian eats apple pie, all he can taste is the genocide of indigenous people with a heavy aftertaste of slavery.

Food writer and activist Raj Patel wrote an article for the Guardian titled: “Food injustice has deep roots: let’s start with America’s apple pie.” Patel claims that apple pie is rooted in colonialism and slavery. He must be fun at dinner parties.

“In the drama of nationalist culture, the bloody and international origins of the apple pie are subject to a collective amnesia,” Patel wrote. “The apple pie is as American as stolen land, wealth, and labor. We live its consequences today.” Read more…

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