Nation: As You Like It

Louisiana's Democratic Congressman Hale Boggs had a complaint about the New Frontier, and he aired it to the whole country in a TV interview. Every time he had been invited to the White House for breakfast, he said, all they ever served was "tasteless" Yankee-style waffles and scrambled eggs—never any real Louisiana cooking. Why, they didn't even put any chicory in the coffee or supply Tabasco sauce for the eggs.

When Boggs trudged resignedly back to the White House last week to attend another breakfast for legislative leaders, waiters set in front of him a big bowl of steaming hominy grits, Tabasco...

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