schiz·o·phre·ni·a – a state characterized by the coexistence of contradictory or incompatible elements.
By now most people have heard about New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's battle to ban Big Gulps in the Big Apple. According to the Bloomberg's Health Commisioner, Thomas Farley:
We have a crisis of obesity. People often go with the default choice, and if the default choice is something which is very unhealthy and is feeding into that health crisis, it's appropriate for the government to say, "No, we think the default choice should be healthier."
In the eco-conscious, health-obsessed culture that characterizes America's urbane elites,...