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The Curious Case Of Obesity Among The Poor

Yes, government should provide infrastructure such as mass transit, roads and sidewalks, and playgrounds; but parents are the ones who are ultimately responsible.  Parents decide where they live, what their children eat, and how much exercise those children get.  One thing on which both the Left and Right agree is that government should play a role in education.  Therefore, a suggestion: let’s run a public service announcement stating the following – “Hey Mom and Dad. Tell Junior to put down the Cheetos and Dr. Pepper, turn off the TV, and get off of his butt.”