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Bloomberg Flawed Vision of a Healthy America

GPeyton Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 4:14 PM
It's only dangerous for others, not for himself or his friends/supporters. Too many in DC share that sickness.

Obesity and unhealthy living are as much a problem in this country as government over-regulation. Lately, we’ve seen several prominent politicians weigh in (no pun intended) on this topic.

It is typical of politicians to enter in to a policy with the best intentions, even if those intentions are at odds with higher ideals. In the case of political figures tackling obesity, what can start out as an effort to give consumers better information and choices, turns into making the choices for you.

Mayor Bloomberg has been the poster child for this behavior. Bloomberg, the anti-fat crusader, was at his best...