American Medical Association, CDC, childhood obesity rates, Email scandal, HHS, Let's Move, Michelle Obama
As the investigation of Hillary Clinton and her private email scandal is winding down, it’s just been discovered that Michelle Obama may have been involved in an email scandal of her own.
The American Medical Association (AMA) released an obesity study last year that revealed that rates have actually changed less than they did in the previous decade. Rather than processing that information, Michelle’s reps decided to claim that obesity in children between ages 2 and 5 fell from 13.9% to 8.4%. Newly released emails show the White House pressuring the CDC…
More to the point, the obesity rate for children between 2 and 5 years of age fell from 13.9% in 2003-2004 to 8.4 percent in 2011-2012.
The Daily Caller received emails in response to their FOIA request indicating that the White House may have directed the CDC and Health and Human Services to place emphasis on the above point while ignoring the rest of the report, the purpose of which was give to credit “Let’s Move” cementing Michelle Obama’s legacy.
The problem with Michelle O’s legacy initiative like everything else in the Obama administration consists of a compilation of fuzzy math, selective data and half-truths.
According to a February 26 email by CDC’s senior press officer, Karen Hunter, the press release giving Michelle O’ credit was skewed “to highlight the good news per HHS request.”
Scientists inside out of the CDC concluded that “Let’s Move” which began in 2010 played no role in the decline in childhood obesity rates.
H/t Patriot Update.
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Anyone who believed that lard butt’s “Let’s Move” helped in any way to reduce childhood obesity probably also bought into the lofty idea that Mooche and panty wearing Barack did real, hard, dirty, physical work in their lives.
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