Health

Fast Food=Heroin? New Ad Seems to Think So

| by Reason Foundation

By Katherine Mangu-Ward

Seriously?

show http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6P-4bzj9sdI&feature=player_embedded

This is a real Australian anti-fast food ad comparing giving your kid a burger to injecting him with heroin. Because they are totally the same. Official tagline:

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This judge looked an inmate square in the eyes and did something that left the entire courtroom in tears:

"You wouldn't inject your children with junk. So why are you feeding it to them?"

Next up in the series: Mother puts child on traditional Chinese flatbottomed boat.

"You wouldn't send your children to sea in a junk. So why are you feeding it to them?"

Then: Baseball player winds up to throw a knuckleball to a child at bat:

"You wouldn't pitch your children junk. So why are you feeding it to them?"

And finally: Michael Milken tempts a child with risky bonds:

"You wouldn't let your children invest in junk. So why are you feeding it to them?"

Sheesh.