Former Senate Majority Leader: Obesity Poses A National Security Threat

November 29, 2011 - 4:06 PM
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Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) said that obesity poses a “national security threat” to the United States, and supported that assertion by citing a statistic that said 140,000 potential military recruits were denied enlistment because they were overweight between 1995 and 2008.