Wednesday, October 1, 2003

want fries with that?

This is just sick:

According to Harper's Weekly, "It was reported that U.S. casket companies have started building extra-large coffins. "The economic opportunity exists until the country changes," said one coffin maker. "We're just reacting to the supersizing of America." "

Anyone who knows me knows that I don't discriminate against people who are naturally not whatever size is 'perfect', especially considering I'm no size zero, myself. But the insistent campaign by the American media, food industry, and consumer ideology to have Americans buy more, eat more, want more, is a sick and twisted way to make money. The supersizing of America, indeed.

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