Why the Health Nazis Are on the March

They say "Jolly is the fat man," but perhaps not when he's being chased (and, I'm sure, caught) like a Frankenstein monster by the Body Cult crazies.  And that is the case today, as it has become fashionable to affront the friendly-fronted. It seems most anything goes now: bloated houses, bloated egos, bloated libidos, bloated bureaucracies, bloated government -- but not bloated bellies.  And a perusal of the news makes this clear, with a never-ending stream of stories about obesity this and obesity that.  For example, headlining Drudge the other day was a piece about how fathead officials in Massachusetts propose to ban school bake sales -- even before and after school hours -- to combat obesity.  This, of course, is just the next step in a progression that has seen localities purge schools of cookies and sodas along with the faith and patriotism that were deemed unhealthful long before.  We also had the San Francisco Stupidvisors, who run the city (into the...(Read Full Article)