I’ve always thought state fairs set the bar fairly high for culinary genius and this year’s Iowa State Fair is no exception. Over the years we’ve gone from plain corn dogs and funnel cakes to deep-fried Oreos and Twinkies. But now, it’s apparently time to fry up some plain old artery-clogging buttah:

Let’s face it: It’s time for Michelle Obama to admit defeat. The First Lady put up a good fight, but in the end she needs to realize there is just no taming Americans’ irresistible urge to fry things.

h/t Gawker

UPDATE:
Click here for a complete list of the 59 different foods you can get a la carte stick at this year’s fair