■Class discussion: Some critics, like former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, have complained White House's anti-obesity campaign intervenes too much in people's personal choices. Do you think pizza and fries should be taken off school menus? Search for newspaper reports about the costs of the obesity epidemic. Would it be cheaper to pay more for lunches or health care? Why do you think members of Congress voted to keep pizza and fries? Are they worried about school lunch costs, protecting political supporters or championing personal choice? Find newspaper reports about how lobbying works.
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