Introducing the CRomnibus: Capitol Hill's Less-Delicious Version of the Cronut

Introducing the CRomnibus: Capitol Hill's Less-Delicious Version of the CronutBy combining the appetizing allure of a tasty croissant with the sweet decadence of a doughnut, New York pastry chef Dominique Ansel unveiled the cronut in 2013, setting off a flurry of copycat knockoffs.But the crown jewel of hybrid phrases on Capitol Hill right now is the “CRomnibus,” a legislative concoction lawmakers hope will win enough support to stave off another government shutdown this week.You might think the CRomnibus mashup was inspired by the cronut, but the politicians actually may have come up with the concept on their own. …

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