You Are What You Eat: The Politics of Eating On Campaign From Ancient Rome to Trump

Over on my Forbes blog, I discuss how leaders use food as a political message, from Hannibal all the way to Donald Trump. Ever since I began doing a lot of writing and teaching about the ties between food and identity, I have gotten a little obsessed with what the candidates choose to eat on the campaign trail and the similarities to the dietary choices of Roman statesmen and emperors. Enjoy!


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