Doug Adams wrote:
This part upsets me the most. For fat people to compare their trials and tribulations to what african americans had/have to deal with is disgusting.
"Susan Koppelman, a retired professor of women’s studies and editor of “The Strange History of Suzanne LaFleshe,” a collection of essays on body politics, likened it to the other social and political movements of the last century.
“How far back does the black civil rights movement go in America before we have a field called African-American studies?” Koppelman said. “The academic world, like the American government, has a system of checks and balances that makes change very slow to happen.”
Exactly. You can’t control being black (unless your name is Michael Jackson) but you can control how fat you are.
When was the last fat lynching? Separate water fountains for the obese?[/quote]
It’s simple physics man. When the circumference of your head is smaller than the circumference of your neck, you can’t be hanged. You just slip right through. As for the bubblers, it’s only a matter of time before mountain dew is plumbed into homes and public places. Or maybe gravy.