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Who Says Conservatives Can't Solve Public Health Problems?

Just because conservatives think the government ought to stay out of our kitchens, doesn’t mean we don’t have positive ways to address obesity. We do. 

In an op-ed in Tuesday’s Washington Examiner, Dr. Henry I. Miller joins me in contrasting the left-wing approach to obesity, which, as you’ll read, has become rather creepy, to a conservative approach based on free markets and innovation. 

We explain,

Obesity is a public health time bomb. But is curbing it primarily the responsibility of the government? The food police think so. Along the way, their extreme rhetoric demonizes industry and characterizes food marketers as little better than child molesters.

Read the full piece here.

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