Bernie Sanders Candidate For New Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavor
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Bernie Sanders Candidate For New Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavor

The flavor, Bernie's Yearnings, would reflect his economic policy.

Only 43 men can ever claim to have been president of the U.S., yet fewer than half that number can boast having an ice cream flavor named after them.

While Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders may not have yet one an election, Ben & Jerry's may elect him for the latter: 'Bernie's Yearnings' is a potential new flavor of ice cream recently thought up by company co-founder and longtime flavor developer, Ben Cohen, a.k.a. the "Ben" in "Ben & Jerry's."

Cohen, a staunch Sanders supporter told MSNBC in an interview outside a Trump rally that the flavor would be solid mint ice cream with a hard chocolate shell.

In a whimsical and sweet twist, the concoction symbolizes Sanders's political platform, with the shell representing the difficult-to-crack wealth disparity with consumers having to manually redistribute the wealth.

“When you open up the pint, there’s this big disc of chocolate covering the entire top, and below it is just plain mint ice cream,” Cohen said. “The disc of chocolate represents the 90 percent of the wealth that has gone to the top 10 percent over the last 10 years. The way you eat it, you take your spoon, you whack that big chocolate disc into a bunch of little pieces, you mix it around, and there you have it: Bernie’s Yearning,” Cohen told MSNBC.

Back in 2009, President Obama was given the flavor "Yes, Pecan."

Now be on the lookout for Hillary getting her own pantsuit line and Trump designer wigs…

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