Should the U.S. government play a role in combatting overweight and obesity?

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Disclaimer: I acknowledge the responses to such a question are very nuanced. The purpose of this response was to take a position on one side of the argument. My personal views are mixed and dependent on the specific ask and expectation of the government in its role in public health. The purpose of this write-up is to provide some food for thought. :)