Mrs. Obama wants restaurants and grocery stores to make choices for you and thinks Americans aren’t smart enough to make decisions on their own. Gee, where have I heard this before? After all, what would Americans do without Queen Michelle?
Via the Washington Examiner
Michelle Obama took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal this morning to make the case that having grocery stores and restaurants tailor their offerings to fight obesity makes sound business sense.
The first lady’s op-ed comes in the middle of a two-day “Let’s Move!” tour, perhaps as a teaser to her “major announcement” today in Chicago about bringing more activity to schools.
Through “Let’s Move!”, her campaign to end childhood obesity, the first lady has encouraged grocery stores to offer more produce and less sugary food options. Walmart has been a focal point of her efforts, and the company has jumped on board to open more stores in “food deserts” and sell cheaper produce — choices, Obama said, that have paid off for the business and customers.
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