Bernie Sanders in Big Soda's Sticky Trap!

  • Posted on: Apr 27 2016

 

We are so disappointed with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' ill-informed opposition to Philadephia Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed soda tax!

In this new Huffington Post article, Laurie David addresses Bernie's claim that a soda tax would be "regressive and hurt poor people" and rightly points out that sugary drinks themselves "disproportionately hurt low-income, predominantly minority communities".  Nothing is more regressive and hurts poor people more than the serious health problems associated with drinking soda: type 2 diabetes and obesity!   

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