If there is any further proof needed, just read the first few paragraphs from CNN: not even the science is there for blaming soda. This move and others motivated me to get even more serious about how we will have to deal with this issue in the right way.
Are you aware that one in three children born after the year 2000 (and one in two Hispanic/Latino or African American) children in the US are likely to develop Type 2 diabetes in their lifetimes? Are we serious in letting this happen? Or for that matter in trying to force people to change by outlawing one product?
Obesity will be stopped and reversed if we put money against money — and there is a fair and inventive way to do it. Using slipshod science to justify something foolish is not an acceptable answer!