Marie’s Descendant Now Manages a Costco in Paris
April 23, 2008
When told that the peasants of France had no bread and were starving, the unfortunate queen, Marie Antionnette, reportedly said, “Let them eat cake.” Such bad press caused the Austrian-born queen to lose esteem and eventually a head.
Historians have long doubted that Marie actually made such a statement. Desultory research by the highly disesteemed Random Institute for Bogus Research has discovered the true remarks uttered by the queen: