“I do not like broccoli... And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United States, and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli!”
- President George Bush, 1990, banning broccoli from Air Force One.
His comments outraged broccoli farmers who delivered 10 tons of it to the White House. The vegetables were donated to local homeless shelters.
During her husband’s campaign to unseat Mr Bush, Hillary Clinton was photographed holding a sign that read, “Let’s put broccoli in the White House again.”