To be fair, it was actually television host Dr. Oz who theorized that obesity is “the number one, the greatest national security threat that we have.” Check out the video below to see the first lady set him straight. No, wait. Check out the video to see her respond, “Absolutely.”
You see, the reason our embassies are vulnerable is because young people are too fat to join the military. Is Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban the first step toward restoring America’s military superiority?
Totally Tone Deaf: Day after Libyan terrorists kill 4 Americans, Michelle Obama goes on Dr Oz, declares obesity "greatest threat" to America
— Bill Hobbs (@billhobbs) September 14, 2012
I had no idea the Islamsts attacking us are all big-boned "MObama: Obesity Is 'Absolutely' a Natl Security Threat" http://t.co/sjHiE3nb
— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) September 14, 2012
— Prudence Paine (@PruPaine) September 13, 2012
Michelle Obama says obesity is the greatest threat to national security. She wants to take the "fat" out of "fatwa."
— Razor (@hale_razor) September 13, 2012
Michelle Obama announced today Obesity Is ‘Absolutely’ a National Security Threat, Ambassador Stevens was not available for comment
— DANEgerus ن (@DANEgerus) September 13, 2012
Keep in mind that the segment was taped earlier in the week, although we can’t guarantee the answer would have changed. Where are the media to ask the first lady if she regrets her statement?