View Full Version : Karl Rove to be honored for Scandinavian ties

09-30-2009, 05:52 PM
Rove is adopted, so it isn't clear whether he is of Scandinavian descent. But he said his adoptive father, Louis, was of Norwegian ancestry and used to read to him literature from Iceland and Norway as a child. Louis Rove died in 2004.
Rove also said he has an appreciation for all things Norse. Except lutefisk.

"Any food that's key element is lye takes an acquired taste," Rove said of the dried cod dish that is reconstituted by soaking it in the alkaline solution.