Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 15th, 2003
The left's view is that the food industry and advertisers are big bullies that practically force-feed people with gimmicks and high-calorie treats. They say Ronald McDonald is the cousin of Joe Camel.
The right's argument has been dubbed: You're fat, your fault. They say people can make their own choices about food and exercise.
"I don't think people want to go back," said Tomas Philipson, a University of Chicago economist. "They'd rather be...
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