Scaring old people is a time-tested strategy to scrounge up votes ("He'll take away your Medicare!") or to steal money ("Your Social Security number has been compromised. Please send payment.")
I must be psychic. (And before you ask, no, we aren't getting paid by the dairy industry.)
There's a lot of money to be made in kowtowing to the latest dietary fads and unsubstantiated health scares.
It's that time of year again. The Holiday Season has ended, and society collectively begins its slog through a new year. What better time, then, to scare the living daylights out of everybody?
Mothers have always been put upon culturally when it comes to how kids turn out. The physical costs of gestation are literally borne by mothers while fathers are basically done at conception, so moms have all of that on their shoulders.
It's not an exaggeration to say that the American public hates the media.
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