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“Obesity Is Not the Government’s Business” Decides Intelligence Squared U.S. Audience

“Obesity Is Not the Government’s Business” Decides Intelligence Squared U.S. Audience

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Last night, Intelligence Squared U.S. continued its spring 2012 season with a sold-out debate and a victory against the motion “Obesity is the Government’s Business.” In the final tally, John Stossel and Paul Campos won the Oxford style debate by convincing 16% of the audience to change their minds and oppose the motion. Overall 55% of audience members agreed that government should be involved in public health initiatives to combat obesity.

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