Squirrels Ravish White House Garden, Eat Cherry Tomatoes

Blame the shutdown.
Blame the shutdown. Photo: Getty Images

Where’s Channing Tatum when you need him? Thanks to the shutdown, the “vegetables filling the 1,500-square-foot plot are now rotting away on the vines” at Michelle Obama’s cool White House garden, and squirrels are stocking up on heirloom vegetables. There certainly isn’t going to be any house-made kimchi this year. [Obamafoodarama via Reuters, Related]