Posts Tagged ‘Personal Choice’
From the Baltimore Sun:
Doctors group says no junk food for the Obamas
Wants first family not to be photographed eating unhealthy foods
May 07, 2012|By Andrea K. Walker
First Lady Michelle Obama is on a mission to get our kids to eat healthy, but every now and then she is known to indulge on a cheeseburger or other food that is not so good for the body.
A few years ago she made a lunch run with staff to a Five Guys inWashington, D.C.
Well, a physicians group said this is a no-no and wants Michelle Obama and the rest of the first family not to be photographed eating unhealthy foods.The Physicans Committee for Responsible Medicine said that President Obama has posed in a number of staged photos eating unhealthy foods, including hot dogs at a basketball game with British Prime Minister David Cameron. He and Vice President Joe Biden were spotted making a stop at Ray’s Hell Burgerin Virginia and eating cheeseburgers with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
The group said Obama’s staff would never schedule a photo opp of the president smoking a cigarette, so why eating a piece of pizza?
The group plans to file a petition later this week asking the White House to issue an executive order banning staged photos of the president, his family the vice president and members of the president’s cabinet eating unhealthy foods
My Response: What we eat is a personal choice. Kudos to the First Lady for her personal choices, but no one has the right to dictate what I eat. I’m growing weary of those in DC telling me and my family what to eat. It’s none of their business.
Last night, in revolt, I went thru the drive-thru BEFORE dinner and ordered a large ice cream cone, diet coke, followed by jelly bellies and peppermint m&ms…
I got it out of my system and now I’m back on MY healthy diet — followed by a very hard run this am…..