When Fox news recently called out President Obama's nominee for Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, as being "too fat" for the job, I about fell out of my chair. (And I couldn't help but wonder if they would have gone there if she'd been a white male....) Sure, it's true that we're in an era of obesity and we've got a lot of work to do on that front, especially among our kids. But to speculate on whether the Surgeon General nominee wears a size 16 or 18 is completely absurd.
Here are a couple of articles on this latest craziness in our media:
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