William Saletan wrote a great piece on Slate.com
“Here come the health police. First they came for the cigarettes. Then they came for the sodas. Now it’s the tanning salons.
The cigarette war is winding down, as one country after another bans public smoking.
A week ago, the top three soft-drink makers surrendered the first big battle of the junk-food war, agreeing to remove sodas from elementary and middle schools. A few days later, spooked by the outcry against fast food and childhood obesity, Disney fled an advertising deal with McDonald’s. Nobody wants to be the new Joe Camel.”
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