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    GRITtv: Marjorie Ingall: Fat Shaming Won't Fix Food System

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    In 2005, Surgeon General Richard Carmona called obesity “the terror within,” and said “Unless we do something about it, the magnitude of the dilemma will dwarf 9-11.” But public policy changes would be pointless, because “common-sense health decisions” can’t legislated. Excuse me? First of all, my thighs are a bigger threat to this country than people who fly planes into skyscrapers? Marjorie Ingall is a columnist for Tablet magazine and co-author of Hungry, with Crystal Renn Distributed by Tubemogul.