Today marks the one year anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” initiative, a program that aspires to end obesity in a generation. Obama Foodorama provides its usual excellent White House coverage, including the various official events marking today’s milestone. You can read all that here.
As I’ve written about quite a bit, since launching Let’s Move! Mrs. Obama has been criticized by the right as a meddling officer of the Food Police, and more recently by the left for getting into bed with Walmart. But from where I sit (namely, in my PJ’s, blogging about kids and food), the woman is a true hero for bringing national attention to a critical issue.
So, mazel tov, Mrs. O, on the one year anniversary of the program. Looking forward to great things in the year ahead. (And by the way, I’m still waiting on that lunch invitation. I’m sure it just got lost in the mail?)