Obesity Alarmist Doesn’t Tweet What She Preaches

Thou Tweet with forketh tongue, Linda.

Thou Tweet with forketh tongue, Linda.

The Orlando Sentinel’s in-house anti-obesity crusader, Linda Shrieves, went to bat yesterday for a radical animal ‘rights’ group that is attempting to replace the USDA’s food pyramid with a vegan substitute that eliminates all meat and dairy products.

When the obesity-obsessed Shrieves isn’t taking the journalistic liberty of transforming press releases from the likes of the agenda-driven Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in to public health warnings, she can’t seem to resist Tweeting about the latest deals to be found at fast food restaurants:

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3 responses to “Obesity Alarmist Doesn’t Tweet What She Preaches

  1. no_one_in_particular

    Problem, reaction, solution, all wrapped up in one…

  2. We have all heard that American kids are all fat and obese. The media harps on this subject constantly. They always show a couple of videos of one or two young people with a weight problem but is that really an honest portrayal of our children?

    I don’t have kids of my own but I do have eyes and a major distrust in the media. So, recently I have been paying close attention to this and you know what? This is all bullshit. Our kids maybe somewhat lazy but they are not fat. At least not yet. I can’t say the same thing for the adults but the kids are just fine.

    So what’s really going on here?

  3. responsibility

    There is no doubt about the health implications of eating poorly. Proper eating habits, when developed young, are relatively easy to maintain. While children may not exhibit symptoms of improper nutrition as readily as adults, the impact on their lives is equal if not greater. Parents should use the utmost care in developing their children’s diet; in my opinion it is one of the most important aspects of raising a child, equal to their social and spiritual development.

    Diet is also a profoundly personal and private matter; often based on cultural or religious tradition, what a person eats is closely tied to how they identify with themselves and those they surround themselves with. While my cultural identification does not compel me to eat pizza and burgers everyday, who am I to decide that yours shouldn’t?

    If parents want to raise their kids on the same processed, chemically infused, addictive ‘food-like stuff’ that lead them to where they are today, we need to let them; there is no room for exception in the defense of personal liberty.

    As far as the obese lady who tweets about great fast food deals, I believe she does so facetiously.

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