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The government declares war on junk food because it's easier than declaring war on people who don't exercise (oh yeah, and who also vote).

I think the majority of the so-called "obesity epidemic" is due to sedentary lifestyles more than "junk food". But almost all the emphasis is on junk food, and it seems like these "crusaders" against fat ignore the vast majority of the problem.

It's easier to push a ban on the "wrong" food than to enforce a law requiring exercise.

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