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The Hatochan Obaman Makes Eating Hot Cakes a Political Statement

By: Marissa Liu - Published: • References: omiyage-daito & obamafoodorama.blogspot
Political rows rarely get much attention in the food world but The Hatochan Obaman, a hot cake snack in Japan, has come out with packaging that directly references a dispute between the US and Japan. The package features characterizations of Japanese PM Yukio Hatoyama and US President Barack Obama giving each other the side-eye.

The Hatochan Obaman packaging refers to the longstanding dispute over the relocation of a US-controlled Marine base on the Japanese island of Okinawa. Stats for Political Satire Snacks Trending: Older & Chilly
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