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  Olympian Declares That North Korea Is One of the Few Countries That Has Tackled Obesity
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Last EditedRP  Apr 18, 2017 12:02pm
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AuthorMatt Novak
News DateTuesday, April 18, 2017 11:45:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionJames Cracknell is a British athlete and two-time gold medal Olympian. But now he has his sights set on politics. His pet issue? Tackling obesity. But wait until you hear what he believes are model countries for battling the obesity epidemic.

Yes, you heard that right. Cracknell told Sky News this morning that he believes Cuba and North Korea are shining examples of countries that have tackled the obesity problem.

The presenters all take a moment to wait for the punchline or something and then kind of politely agree before realizing that he’s serious. Cracknell insists that these dictatorial regimes influence “behavioral change.”
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