Announcing a “Let’s Move!” initiative which will feature Sesame Street characters promoting fruit and vegetable consumption to kids, First Lady Michelle Obama envisions a world where kids will be easily tricked:
“Just imagine what will happen when we take our kids to the grocery store, and they see Elmo and Rosita and the other Sesame Street Muppets they love up and down the produce aisle,” said First Lady Michelle Obama today. “Imagine what it will be like to have our kids begging us to buy them fruits and vegetables instead of cookies, candy and chips. That’s what this new collaboration between Sesame Workshop and the Produce Marketing Association is all about – showing our kids that healthy food can be fun and that fruits and vegetables don’t just make us feel good, they taste good too.”
The snacks are being prepared:
Kids, start your begging!
Considering the direction the economy has been headed, kids might soon be begging for anything.
To sum it up:
Not to cast doubt on Michelle Obama’s vision, but been there, done that: