Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Weight and politics

From Is Chris Christie too fat to win an election in New Jersey? - By Daniel Engber - Slate Magazine.
The last presidential election revealed a startling overlap between statewide obesity figures and support for the GOP. Despite losing in a landslide, John McCain carried all nine of the fattest states in the union and 16 of the top 20. (Obama prevailed in 17 of the 20 thinnest states, including New Jersey.)

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