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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Candy Lobbyists vs. Michelle Obama

http://www.politico.com/video/2015/10/the-debrief-with-national-confectioners-association-president-john-downs-030669

Just in time for Halloween, the National Confectioner's Association talks to Politico in order to combat Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative. Their response? We're only 2% of the problem...

1 comment:

Brittany Arneson said...

In other candy news, buzzfeed "took the most recent campaign finance disclosures for the 2016 Presidential election and visualized them… in candy corn form."

http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeedvideo/political-campaign-funds-in-candy-corn?utm_term=.jdzLeLvO07