It seems the Washington Post, cloaked under an anonymous author, wants to use scare tactics to keep most of us from enjoying Thanksgiving with their ominously-titled article, "And for Dessert, A Heart Attack?" They spew all kinds of garbage about how eating a high fat diet might give you a heart attack with very little data.
If you want to know more, consider this reference from some pretty smart folks at Harvard.
Then eat, drink, and be merry without guilt (courtesy of Dr. Wes).
Reference: Renata M and Mozaffarian D. "Saturated Fat and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, and Diabetes: a Fresh Look at the Evidence," Lipids 31 Mar 2010.