Ben’s Rides Obama Chili Train All the Way to Ice Bank was originally published on The Sexist on Jan. 21, 2009, at 2:07 pm
The line outside Ben’s Chili Bowl still stretched around the block this afternoon to accommodate tourists interested in consuming a half-smoke in the establishment where President Barack Obama famously consumed a half-smoke just days earlier. Also, keeping in the grand tradition of celebrating things by making things out of other things, there’s a sweet ice sculpture outside dedicated to out new neighbor. Can somebody tell me what this is supposed to make out? O-B-A-M-A? Whatever, I can’t make any sense of it.