Health professionals to McDonald’s: For the children’s sake, let’s retire Ronald McDonald

posted at 7:55 pm on May 18, 2011 by Allahpundit

Remember what I was saying last night about the growing obsession with children’s weight? Yeah.

This is why kids love McD’s burgers and their amazing, amazing fries, I guess. Because of the clown they’ve seen on TV maybe once, who’s never actually at the restaurant whenever they show up.

More than 550 health professionals and organizations have signed a letter to McDonald’s Corp. asking the maker of Happy Meals to stop marketing junk food to kids and retire Ronald McDonald.

The letter, slated to run in the form of full-page ads in six metropolitan newspapers around the country on Wednesday, acknowledges that “the contributors to today’s (health) epidemic are manifold and a broad societal response is required. But marketing can no longer be ignored as a significant part of this massive problem.”…

The campaign also includes an effort to get McDonald’s to produce a report assessing its “health footprint.” A shareholder’s resolution, submitted by the watchdog group and The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, calls on McDonald’s to tally the financial impact of fighting various measures like the San Francisco ordinance passed last year that established nutritional standards for kids’ meals that come with toys. It will be voted on at McDonald’s annual meeting on Thursday…

The letter from the health providers urges McDonald’s to cease marketing food high in salt, fat, sugar and calories to kids, from the use of Ronald McDonald to Happy Meal toys.

Serious question from an infrequent television viewer: Does Ronald McDonald actually appear in McDonald’s ads anymore? When I think of McD’s commercials, I tend to think of either the schmaltzy “parents and kids bonding over sharing fries” stuff or the “overly chipper register guy/girl describes how awesome McMuffins are” clips. Ronald never much mattered, which makes this particular gripe somehow even stupider than the anti-Happy Meal crusade. At least, with the latter, you can understand how the gimmick lures kids in even while you decry the nannyism involved in taking away a parent’s choice. With Ronald, it’s much harder to see the damage. Amid a galaxy of advertisements aimed at kids, with cartoons and puppets and F/X to make your head spin, some freaky deaky clown is something to worry about because it might get them to talk mom into treating them to a burger once every few weeks? Seriously?

If we’re going to take out a figurehead as allegedly evil as this, I prefer to do it the old-fashioned way by sending in SEALs to shoot him in the face. For your viewing pleasure, here’s CNN reporting on a guy who recently devoured — no joke — his 25,000th Big Mac. Shouldn’t he have died long ago, a victim to the lethal lipid vengeance of Ronald McDonald?


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The nannies strike again. People who think they know better than parents, and therefore should control the free market and even the children.

Gee, no thanks.

If McDonalds bows to them, I’ll never eat there again.

amerpundit on May 18, 2011 at 7:57 PM

Go away. Just go the hell away…

ladyingray on May 18, 2011 at 7:58 PM

Kids aren’t fat because of Ronald McDonald. Kids are fat because of Bill Gates. The End.

joejm65 on May 18, 2011 at 7:58 PM

You know, back in the olden days of 1997 when they went after Joe Camel, people predicted this very thing.

JeffWeimer on May 18, 2011 at 8:00 PM

Lets not blame the parents at all!!!!

My son grew up with fast food as a part of his diet due to work schedule; he is 21, 5′ 11″, 168 pounds.

Damn. What a fatty….

ladyingray on May 18, 2011 at 8:00 PM

In other news, Hamburglar has been named surgeon general.

MJBrutus on May 18, 2011 at 8:02 PM

They really ought to replace the clown with something more current anyway. Maybe the Backyardigans.

forest on May 18, 2011 at 8:02 PM

Big is beautiful.

Why do all these liberals hate big kids/adults?

It reminds me of Jim Crow.

Aquateen Hungerforce on May 18, 2011 at 8:02 PM

Of course there’s an unspoken “or else” in the ad : “we’ll have the government do it. “

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on May 18, 2011 at 8:02 PM

I hope Ronald tells ‘em to pound sand. Ridiculous busybodies. Like Ronald McDonald is a direct influence over PARENTS. Those kids aren’t driving themselves to MickyD’s, ya know.

Murf76 on May 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM

Better close down the Ronald McDonald House too. It’s not like its needed anymore with Obamacare and all…

Logboy on May 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM

I hate clowns, always have. I ate at McDonald’s as a kid despite that damn clown.

rbj on May 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM

Here’s hoping McDonalds tell those 550 health nazis to stick it where the sun don’t shine.

Dusty on May 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM

I don’t have cable, so I don’t know if he’s in the ads as much (although from what I understand he’s become an internet meme in Japan in recent years). But I know that when I take my 2 year old to the local McDonald’s he’s more interested in being in the Playland than in the food.

ScoopPC11 on May 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM

The Hamburgler is the one they should be watchin out for…or that shady Mayor McCheese…

equanimous on May 18, 2011 at 8:04 PM

I will agree to let this happen if we can get Michelle Obama, Meggie mac, & Michael Moore all on next season’s Biggest Loser.

Kataklysmic on May 18, 2011 at 8:05 PM

They should ask for a waiver.

SouthernGent on May 18, 2011 at 8:05 PM

amerpundit on May 18, 2011 at 7:57 PM

Ditto, and I’m somewhat of a foodie. I go there once a month for a Big Mac and large fry. It’s my only fast food indulgence.
It’s comfort food.

CTSherman on May 18, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Round here, Jack (in the box) gets as much business from school kids as McDonalds.

The Ugly American on May 18, 2011 at 8:06 PM

OT: O’Reilly is defending Schwarzenegger. Blames the internet for all world’s ills.

andy85719 on May 18, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Don’t like Ronadl McDonald? Turn off the tv.

aunursa on May 18, 2011 at 8:06 PM

I just can’t stand what’s becoming of this once FREE country.

capejasmine on May 18, 2011 at 8:07 PM

For the children’s sake, let’s retire Obama, Pelosi, and Reid.

RhymesWithRight on May 18, 2011 at 8:07 PM

And the Hamburglar has created an entire generation of kleptomaniacs.

I’d say send in the clowns, but they’ve already arrived.

BacaDog on May 18, 2011 at 8:07 PM

#1 McD’s has added “healthy” items to the Happy Meal menu marketed to kids: apples, milk, carrots. The progs are never happy.

#2 Just because they use a clown doesn’t mean they are marketing solely to children — adults like clowns, too.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on May 18, 2011 at 8:08 PM

Liberal Bleed’n Heart Do-Gooders!

canopfor on May 18, 2011 at 8:08 PM

CLOWNS going after the real thing………..

FREE-RONALD FREE-RONALD

ATTICA-ATTICA-ATTICA-ATTICA-ATTICA

RealMc on May 18, 2011 at 8:09 PM

Hmmm we raised our three kids with regular visits to Mickey Ds and they all healthy.

Heck to think about it they never ever talked about the clown.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:09 PM

That clown creeps me out, but annoying, busy-body, no nothing a$$hats creep me out more.

HornetSting on May 18, 2011 at 8:09 PM

2012 can’t come fast enough !!!

When they go after the computers and the video games, then I’ll take the obese police seriously.

stenwin77 on May 18, 2011 at 8:09 PM

Further toward no personal responsibility.

GaltBlvnAtty on May 18, 2011 at 8:10 PM

Don’t like Ronadl McDonald? Turn off the tv.

aunursa on May 18, 2011 at 8:06 PM

That kind of talk is reserved for libtards who want to trash cons who dare question the appropriateness of anything on TV.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:10 PM

So does this extend to “retiring” Ronald McDonald House?

malclave on May 18, 2011 at 8:11 PM

When they go after the computers and the video games, then I’ll take the obese police seriously.

stenwin77 on May 18, 2011 at 8:09 PM

They know the nerds have the upper hand. Won’t happen.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:11 PM

Isnt Grimmus a more accurate spokescharacter for a McDonald’s diet anyway? :3

Oh man, those frozen strawberry lemonades are quite good. And when you dont live near a Dairy Queen, an M&M McFlurry on a warm day…

Jeddite on May 18, 2011 at 8:12 PM

Shouldn’t he have died long ago, a victim to the lethal lipid vengeance of Ronald McDonald?

Lethal Lipid. Sounds like the name of a punk rock group, doesn’t it?

gryphon202 on May 18, 2011 at 8:12 PM

OT: Reagan’s airhead daughter posing nude! Disgrace!!

andy85719 on May 18, 2011 at 8:12 PM

Here’s hoping McDonalds tell those 550 health nazis to stick it where the sun don’t shine.

Dusty on May 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM

I’d send them a “Dear Valued Customer” form letter highlighting the healthier choices on the menu and just to be snarky… a coupon for a free bag of carrot sticks. lolol

Seriously. They don’t deserve any more attention than that.
If these are so-called “health professionals”, one assumes they went to school. And yet they’re still not smart enough to figure out that six year-olds DON’T DRIVE.

Murf76 on May 18, 2011 at 8:12 PM

andy85719 on May 18, 2011 at 8:12 PM

She has mental issues.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:13 PM

First they came for the clowns, and I did nothing because I don’t wear floppy shoes.

John the Libertarian on May 18, 2011 at 8:13 PM

You know, back in the olden days of 1997 when they went after Joe Camel, people predicted this very thing.

JeffWeimer on May 18, 2011 at 8:00 PM

This is EXACTLY what us smokers (yes we’re all awful awful people) warned you about.

I told you so.

Tim Zank on May 18, 2011 at 8:13 PM

I sound like a broken record but this type of Nannyist behaviour reminds me of this book.

1. Modern Liberal policy breaks down the nuclear family, particularly among the poor and less fortunate. (The unintended consequences of good intentions)

2. Modern Liberalism steps in to “guide” the kids.

Poverty hasn’t broken down the families of the poor. American families have been much poorer (per capita) in the past. What is the difference between the poor of the past and the poor of today? Answer: the progressive drift Leftward of American politics and the 80 year onslaught of Modern Liberalism/Progressivism/statism.

visions on May 18, 2011 at 8:14 PM

And yet they’re still not smart enough to figure out that six year-olds DON’T DRIVE.

Murf76 on May 18, 2011 at 8:12 PM

You know what is funny . We probably went to our local McDonalds mostly for the PlayPlace.

Maybe they should ban them. /

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:15 PM

We eat at McDonalds regularly, but none of our kids are overweight (I could lose a bit, but that’s another story). They have video games & watch TV- but also eat veggies, ride their bikes, play outside & we go on hikes.

Ronald isn’t the real “clown” in this story IMO.

cs89 on May 18, 2011 at 8:15 PM

Kids like going to McDonalds because it’s a fun treat.

The only way to discourage them is to make it a miserable, gut-wrenching experience that makes them hate it to the point they never want to do it again.

Kind of like reading the NY Times or watching Crissy Matthews.

BacaDog on May 18, 2011 at 8:15 PM

visions on May 18, 2011 at 8:14 PM

It sure looks intentional.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:16 PM

Health professionals to McDonald’s: For the children’s sake, let’s retire Ronald McDonald

McDonald’s to nosybodies: Eat my Big Mac.

hillbillyjim on May 18, 2011 at 8:16 PM

OT: Dick Morris says Gingrich is brilliant and Ryan’s plan is unpopular with older people. Um, Dick, did you look at the polls? Dummy.

andy85719 on May 18, 2011 at 8:16 PM

Couldn’t we first retire the creepy hipster Burger King mascot, or the anti-Palin, pro-Obama Jack in the Box with the giant ping pong ball for a head?

Stop the onslaught of hydrocephalitic hamburger mascots!

Ed Driscoll on May 18, 2011 at 8:17 PM

In other news, Hamburglar has been named surgeon general.

MJBrutus on May 18, 2011 at 8:02 PM

And Mayor McCheese is cashing out 40 years of accrued vacation time to pad his pension.

malclave on May 18, 2011 at 8:17 PM

The reason there are obese kids is not because of the food….I had McDonalds a lot, chocolate dipped donuts, REAL SUGAR SODAS!!!! The difference is that while I was eating, I was running, playing tag, riding my bike. I wasn’t sitting at home, texting, playing video games, and whining that I didn’t get an iPad 2.

HornetSting on May 18, 2011 at 8:17 PM

Well folks, if little Bammie can fire CEOs of major corporations, he can certainly fire Ronald McDonals.

slickwillie2001 on May 18, 2011 at 8:18 PM

McDonald’s food is no longer appetizing. I remember what a Big Mac used to taste like, but it no longer does. Fries used to taste good also.

They’ve chipped away at a great American eatery and they are determined to destroy a great job entry company for young people.

Damn the food police.

Kini on May 18, 2011 at 8:18 PM

If they want to preach they need to preach to the few that are causing the problems.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:18 PM

Off with his head!

BKeyser on May 18, 2011 at 8:18 PM

I don’t much go to McDonalds (probably because I worked for the Scotsman lo these many years ago), but I can’t begrudge them their attempts to bring in customers.

JeffWeimer on May 18, 2011 at 8:19 PM

Kids aren’t fat because of Ronald McDonald. Kids are fat because of Bill Gates. The End.

joejm65 on May 18, 2011 at 7:58 PM

Partially. Kids were also not fat 30 plus years ago because fast food and dining out was considered a luxury. No one ate out every day, you ate ate home 90+% of the time. Get mom and dad back into the kitchen cooking real food (not prepared) and you will see a huge reduction in obesity rates.

BierManVA on May 18, 2011 at 8:20 PM

Maybe carnivals should be banned, too. And amusement parks. They are attractive to kids AND they sell naughty foods like funnel cakes. Mmmmmm, funnel cakes. Wish I hadn’t thought of them… there’s no carnival in town to satisfy my craving, darn it!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on May 18, 2011 at 8:20 PM

For the children’s sake, can we retire big government? Can we retire the nanny state? Can we rid our nation of socialism? The Czars? Can we cut spending? Please, lets do it for the children!

JellyToast on May 18, 2011 at 8:22 PM

The last I looked McDonalds had apples, carrots, water, milk,salads, and grilled chicken. I don’t remember seeing any stories where the clown was forcing kids to eat the burgers, fries,shakes, and nuggets.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:22 PM

OT, but essential reading:

“Thanking Obama for killing Bin Laden is like going into McDonalds and thanking Ronald McDonald for the hamburger. It’s the guy cooking the burger that should get the credit, not the clown.”

Making the rounds on the internets. Wish I had penned it.

turfmann on May 18, 2011 at 8:22 PM

Off with his head!

BKeyser on May 18, 2011 at 8:18 PM

That rocks!

hillbillyjim on May 18, 2011 at 8:22 PM

Uhhh, wonder what is the body mass index average of these 550 “Health Professionals”???

BigAlSouth on May 18, 2011 at 8:23 PM

Oh, and BTW: McDonald’s fries stopped being good in 1990 when they stopped cooking them in beef tallow and cottonseed oil. Anyone who remembers the original will agree.

BierManVA on May 18, 2011 at 8:23 PM

Get mom and dad back into the kitchen cooking real food (not prepared) and you will see a huge reduction in obesity rates.

BierManVA on May 18, 2011 at 8:20 PM

The last I heard was that half of all meals are eaten out. I think you have a good point but as my previous post noted you can eat healthy even at McDonalds.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:24 PM

The assumption is that the clown attracts more kids to McDonald’s. But a lot of kids (and adults) don’t like clowns.

If they get rid of the clown, that might actually make McDonald’s even more attractive.

I love irony.

ZenDraken on May 18, 2011 at 8:24 PM

Off with his head!

BKeyser on May 18, 2011 at 8:18 PM

DAYAM!
*SNORT*

darwin-t on May 18, 2011 at 8:25 PM

These are parents who have come up with the parenting method of never telling your kids “no”. They make up rules they don’t believe in and then can’t bring themselves to actually enforce them. So they need government to do it for them.

MayBee on May 18, 2011 at 8:26 PM

Don’t mess with Ronny Mac!!!

sonnyspats1 on May 18, 2011 at 8:26 PM

I hate these companies that force parents to bring their kids in and make them eat this food.

Oh, wait…

profitsbeard on May 18, 2011 at 8:26 PM

Woman loses weight on McDonald’s only diet.

Inspired by the documentary Super Size Me, Merab Morgan decided to give a fast-food-only diet a try. The construction worker and mother of two ate only at McDonald’s for 90 days — and dropped 37 pounds in the process.

http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Health/20050812/mcdonaldsdiet_20050812/

Spurlock, who turned his surprise-hit movie into a TV show on the FX network, isn’t talking about Morgan or the many other McDieters who have criticized his film and found success losing weight by eating healthy foods off the McDonald’s menu, said his publicist, David Magdael.

JellyToast on May 18, 2011 at 8:27 PM

They want to make the world soggy…

equanimous on May 18, 2011 at 8:27 PM

While I agreed that public schools should cut back giving kids a daily supply of fries, this is just outrageous and stupid.

Parents should have the ability to give their kids a happy meal or not, not the government.

Lance Murdock on May 18, 2011 at 8:28 PM

You know what is funny . We probably went to our local McDonalds mostly for the PlayPlace.

Maybe they should ban them. /

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:15 PM

Heck, if they want to talk about dangers to kids… the ball pit probably has a fat kid’s weight in germs. lolol

Murf76 on May 18, 2011 at 8:28 PM

The last I looked McDonalds had apples, carrots, water, milk,salads, and grilled chicken. I don’t remember seeing any stories where the clown was forcing kids to eat the burgers, fries,shakes, and nuggets.

CWforFreedom on May 18, 2011 at 8:22 PM

That’s because it’s not about their menu. It never is about what the Democrats want you to think it is about.
It’s about taking over everything and controlling the tiniest details of our lives. McDonalds just happens to be a means to that end.

JellyToast on May 18, 2011 at 8:29 PM

JellyToast on May 18, 2011 at 8:27 PM

Thanks for posting that, I was just thinking about her! McD’s should do an ad campaign using this woman like Subway’s did with Jared.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on May 18, 2011 at 8:30 PM

Where was the uproar when they started getting rid of the Playlands? Irony.

CTSherman on May 18, 2011 at 8:31 PM

McDonald’s has been on the radar since that guy made that documentary where he ate their food 3 times a day over twenty one days….and gained a lot of weight and some bad blood work.
If you eat at McDonald’s three times a day for any amount of time, you sort of deserve what you get. No one is forcing you to eat there.

HornetSting on May 18, 2011 at 8:33 PM

The Ongoing/NeverEnding Hopey/Changey Transformational
Quest,to become,John Edwards other America!!

Team Obama wants to snuff out,every single thing,that is
AMERICAN,or is connected to!!

canopfor on May 18, 2011 at 8:33 PM

BigMac Akbahr!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Limerick on May 18, 2011 at 8:33 PM

When you side-liners sat back and let we cigarette-smokers get our God-given right to pollute our own lungs be legislated away, you were slowly, silently slitting the throat of Ronald McDonald. Feel better now?

Clown Killers. Shame.

hillbillyjim on May 18, 2011 at 8:34 PM

I think I will eat at McD’s tomorrow. Two Big Macs! Yum!

JellyToast on May 18, 2011 at 8:36 PM

Two Big Macs! Yum!

JellyToast on May 18, 2011 at 8:36 PM

That’s how ya do it. Hell yeah. This from a 6’1″ 180 lb. “obese citizen who needs the First Fatty’s Lady’s help”.

hillbillyjim on May 18, 2011 at 8:40 PM

I miss Hamburgler and Grimace!

What about the guy who just ate his 25,000 th big mac over 39 years? I hardly think that Ronald McDonald had anything to do with it……. seems to be doing fine! A big mac sounds pretty good right about now

maineconservative on May 18, 2011 at 8:40 PM

I think I will eat at McD’s tomorrow. Two Big Macs! Yum!

JellyToast on May 18, 2011 at 8:36 PM

I like the junior burgers and the McGriddles…but, I cannot remember the last time I actually ate there. I don’t make it a habit.

HornetSting on May 18, 2011 at 8:40 PM

But a lot of kids (and adults) don’t like clowns.

ZenDraken on May 18, 2011 at 8:24 PM

Then how do you explain the last Presidential election?

malclave on May 18, 2011 at 8:42 PM

I will agree to let this happen if we can get Michelle Obama, Meggie mac, & Michael Moore all on next season’s Biggest Loser.

Kataklysmic on May 18, 2011 at 8:05 PM

I would pay to see Jillian Michaels beat the crap out of Michael Moore. Too bad she’s gone…

tikvah on May 18, 2011 at 8:42 PM

My daughter has 5 kids…
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The oldest is a big girl… built like the son inlaw’s family.
The next one is a skinny mini… a clone of my daughter when she was 12.
The next is a skinny mini… My mother’s clone in many ways.
The next is a little lad, a quick and lean running machine, like I was.
The youngest is a boy who we started calling Moose about 2 months after he was born. Solid as a rock and at 1 1/2 years already out weighing his older brother.
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They all love Micky D’s… including the three pip-squeaks…
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So… It’s not the clown… It’s the genes… The way they have landed.
Of course other things can be involved… but the stupid clown is not the problem for those who have… a problem.
Like I said… my g’kids all love Micky D’s… but not for the clown. Though the happy meal toys do have their appeal… my daughter uses that stuff as a treat. Not a staple.
-
And how do they explain all the heavyweights pre Ronny Mc D?

RalphyBoy on May 18, 2011 at 8:43 PM

Off with his head!

BKeyser on May 18, 2011 at 8:18 PM

Nope, San Fran Banned circumcisions

Kini on May 18, 2011 at 8:44 PM

When you side-liners sat back and let we cigarette-smokers get our God-given right to pollute our own lungs be legislated away, you were slowly, silently slitting the throat of Ronald McDonald. Feel better now?

Clown Killers. Shame.

hillbillyjim on May 18, 2011 at 8:34 PM

I’ve been standing up for smokers for years… and I am not a smoker!
I was out of town with a work crew and we were eating our breakfast in the hotel before going off to the job. One of the guys, (a great young man.. nothing against him he was just ill-informed) started talking about smoking. (this guy is in college studying nursing). Anyway, he started talking about a training they had at the hospital, about how cigarette smoke on people’s clothes was dangerous to a baby being held! That just the residual smoke on a shirt could effect a babies health.
I responded pretty sharply and later apologized… I said “Do you really believe that? Do you really seriously believe that?” and then went into the fact that if just residual smoke was so dangerous than how in the world could any smoker live beyond a few years!
I don’t remember everything I said.. but it pretty much poured out and he was shocked. The guy, it was like, nobody had ever challenged this line of thinking before. Probably everybody in his class just nods their heads when the instructor talks. Minds full of mush! ( and yes, I do think smoking is stupid.. but it is a choice! But I know some smokers who are still going strong into their 70′s and 80′s! How is this possible? )!

JellyToast on May 18, 2011 at 8:47 PM

I don’t much like Mickey D’s, and really don’t like Ronald, but I like him now. At least a little bit. If he annoys the meddlers he can’t be all bad.

Bob's Kid on May 18, 2011 at 8:49 PM

*Sings

“We deserve a break today
so all you libs please get away
from McDonaaaaaaalds”

GoodBoy on May 18, 2011 at 8:50 PM

So…does Don Gorske pretty much fit the mental image you had of him before actually seeing the guy?

Bishop on May 18, 2011 at 8:51 PM

Pretty soon Ronald McDonald will be relegated to the back of the restaurant to puff on a cigarette with Joe Camel.

onlineanalyst on May 18, 2011 at 8:52 PM

Wonder how many of these so called professionals are like the fakes Obambi trotted out to support Ocare. We were warned about this stuff a long time ago. First the smokers, then Chinese food, etc. They are slowly chipping away at everything the elites deem bad for us. The dairy industry is probably next. Oh, wait….

chewmeister on May 18, 2011 at 8:58 PM

I blame NYC and California liberals.

hillbillyjim on May 18, 2011 at 8:59 PM

BierManVA on May 18, 2011 at 8:20 PM
There were overweight kids 30 plus years ago too. Wasn’t because of McD’s.

chewmeister on May 18, 2011 at 9:00 PM

This is America. Go jump, nanny-staters.

kingsjester on May 18, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Health professionals to McDonald’s: For the children’s sake, let’s retire Ronald McDonald

Natural born citizen to the country: For the children’s sake, let’s retire Barack Obama.

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on May 18, 2011 at 9:04 PM

There were overweight kids 30 plus years ago too. Wasn’t because of McD’s.

chewmeister on May 18, 2011 at 9:00 PM

C’mon. Everybody knows that it’s SETTLED SCIENCE that the fat kids created their own gravitational pull which changed the balance of the space/time continuum. All because of Ronald Frakkin’ McDonald; that dastardly clown of renown who turned the world upside down. Oh, please save us, Democrats! PLEEEEZ!!

hillbillyjim on May 18, 2011 at 9:07 PM

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