Climate change science denying Gov. Christie denies science that his obesity is a health risk

EPR-radar2/07/2013 12:50:48 pm PST

re: #3 Obdicut

I really, really, really, really disagree. If you take this sort of attitude, then that penalizes everybody who has any sort of illness or weakness. I don’t think that’s fair, unless whatever it is has a really, really high statistical likelihood of killing or incapacitating them.

I suspect we agree in principle, and disagree over where the statistical threshold falls. For me, morbid obesity is over that threshold, while simply being overweight is well under this threshold.

Also, in a US presidential election, the influence of a VP selection is usually close to zero. It doesn’t take much to move the needle a little further away from zero.