President Obama traded fist bumps at Franklin Barbecue for hand shakes as he made a lunch stop at Torchy’s Tacos on South First St today on his way to The Long Center. “I ordered the Democrat, but then I ordered a Republican, and an Independent because I wanted to give all people a proper hearing. I wanted to be fair,” he later shared at his SXSW speech.

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Mayor Adler may still be trying to keep the newly found peace between Austin and San Antonio that yesterday’s Taco Summit yielded, but we see this move by Obama as what it really is-a ringing endorsement of Austin in the taco war.

 

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