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Will Trump tackle obesity?

Apart from the 44th president’s struggle to stay away from cigarettes, Barack and Michelle Obama were a healthy couple. They looked healthy. Both went jogging; both went to the gym; both looked slim and fit. Google either name and the term “jogging” or “gym” and you’ll see the photographs. Google “Trump jogging” or “Trump gym” and you get humour, not workouts.

I share this because personal views impact hugely on public-office policy. Essentially people are elected for their views and views, by their very nature, are personal.


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