These words from Michelle Obama on Monday, December 13, 2010, should sound the alarm for parents.
Parents won't heed that alarm, however, because so many Americans have bought into the idea of the education arm of the Nanny State as the protector their children's health:
...First Lady Michelle Obama said of deciding what American children should eat: “We can’t just leave it up to the parents."A bit of an aside here. Will somebody please coach attorney Michelle Obama as to speaking correctly? When speaking formally, the First Lady needs to set a good example by eliminating slang ("kids") and slurred speech (dropping the "g" when speaking words ending in "-ing"):