Wall Street Journal Defends Child Nutrition Bill Against Sarah Palin

The Wall Street Journal, in a recent editorial, defended the Child Nutrition Bill against Sarah Palin, who criticized the bill (and the First Lady Michelle Obama's support for the measure) as excessive government regulation.

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Editor's Insight: It is encouraging to see the bipartisan support for the Child Nutrition Bill.

The Wall Street Journal is one of the strongest opponents of excessive government regulation, and the fact that it supports the Child Nutrition Bill is welcome news for those of us who recognize the seriousness of childhood obesity.

Former Arkansas governor and potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has also defended the Child Nutrition Bill and Mrs. Obama's child nutrition campaign. Huckabee, who has battled obesity himself, has long supported strong measures to fight obesity.

VendingMarketWatch has consistently supported responsible government action to fight child obesity, which threatens the nation's health. 01-05-11 Elliot Maras