A Halloween-themed meal served up on presidential aircraft Air Force One has the internet spooked today, and it’s not the grinning pumpkin who is the culprit.
CNN journalist Michelle Kosinski took to Twitter to share a hilarious snap on Tuesday .
The photo shows dinner on the presidential plane, shared by other journalists travelling on the high-security vehicle, that featured a charming Halloween-themed pumpkin dish.
It was an unidentified food matter on a separate plate, however, that got people talking, namely to ask what the hell it was.
The offending dish can only be described as a lump of what looks like glazed carbohydrates of some description and has sparked an investigation of political proportions, fitting given its surroundings.
“I'm sorry what is this?” one man named Pete asked, sharing the following zoom.
He wasn’t the only one wondering either.
Is that a chicken thigh or a scone on the side? My co-workers and I are in a fight about it.— Olivia Harrison (@OH19) October 28, 2019
Others were quick to help with some hilarious suggestions of what in God’s sweet earth that mound of presumably edible substance could be.
Could be a mutant chicken. Could be an overly-frosted pastry of some kind. Could be an Alien face-hugger pod waiting to snag some politicians.— RoseThornne (name not declassified) (@rosethornne) October 28, 2019
Who knows? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Some thought baked goods were on the cards.
Looks like a scone but I think its chicken....— Faith Christie (@LizzieChristie) October 29, 2019
If that’s a scone, things have changed dramatically since my last tea party.
One suggested a tried and tested dessert was what was on the plate.
My vote.. bread pudding— 👻🎃 Butternut Squash 🎃👻 (@JustAButternut) October 28, 2019
To this we might respond, bread pudding:
Not bread pudding:
The guesswork became wild and varied as the likes crept into the thousands and thousands of comments came flying in.
Michelle herself even reposted the snap with the express purpose of getting to the bottom of the question, and the suggestions came in thick and fast.
Still going with cinnamon roll with knees 😖— Ghoul-ianna Arnim 👻 (@juliannajarnim) October 28, 2019
A Scone wouldn't fit with that meal, More like a glazed apple turnover— RICK CARDONE (@RICK1695) October 30, 2019
While debate still rages, the journalist is giving nothing away, and we are no closer to identifying this greyish lump than we were to start with.
Internet sleuths continue their work as we speak.
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