Lost among the Keystone Kops-ish foibles of the Healthcare.gov roll-out is the ubiquitous iron fist of government coercion: comply, or else.
The newest target of the federal “Two Minutes Hate”? None other than trans fats, which may soon be disappearing from your local grocery store’s shelves:
The doctor makes a highly salient point here: we’re ALREADY seeing a tremendous reduction in trans fat consumption, falling from an intake average of 4.6 grams/day in 2003 to only 1 gram/day in 2012.
So why the sudden push to make it illegal?