Obama visited New York today and checked out the former site of the Twin Towers.
While running around at the taxpayer's expense, he stopped in and visited a fire station where he was treated to a lunch of EGGPLANT apparently prepared by Joe Ceravolo (Ceravolo means "snake charmer" in Italian) of Ladder 54, Engine 4.
Read about it here: Obama Visits New York
Those of you who have an Italian background, or have an intimate knowledge of Italian slang can appreciate the symbolism of the dish.
Those of you who don't, visit this site: The Racial Slur Database and scroll down to "eggplant".