Post by Nina Totenberg, The Salt at NPR Food (2/18/2014)
Justice Antonin Scalia and Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart on Comedy Central, are, gasp, in agreement!
Both have rendered scorching opinions on a major national controversy — pizza. Specifically, Chicago-style, deep-dish pizza.
For months, Stewart and Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel have been dueling on the subject, with Stewart ranting that deep-dish pizza "is not pizza." It is, he said, "tomato soup in a bread bowl ... an above-ground marinara swimming pool for rats."
This weekend, Scalia, in Chicago, weighed in, but without reference to rats.