Skip to comments.This Woman has Been Selected to Lead a Nation’s Health Initiatives; Would you Trust Her?
Posted on 10/15/2014 12:20:30 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
f you think we have it bad with Michelle Obama, who is not a nutritionist, using government to tell you what you what you can and cannot eat, wait until you see who has been put in charge of health for Belgium. When you think of the word health, what comes to mind? Is it someone who is physically fit? What about someone who is actively shedding pounds and eating in a healthy manner? If this person was tasked with leading a nation as the Minister of Public Health in the fight against obesity, would you trust advice, policies, and regulations from someone who is morbidly obese? Well, meet Maggie De Block, who is responsible for the health of Belgium and their rising obesity problem.
Granted, we dont know Maggies struggles and she reportedly has an excellent reputation in government. But, many are questioning her qualifications to be health minister considering the fact that she weighs more than 20 stone, that is nearly 300 lbs.
The 52-year old De Block has the qualifications for the position on paper. She was a general practitioner for 25 years. But, will her own and obvious weight problem cause people to not take her seriously in her position? Will her appointment backfire as more people choose to ignore her for not setting a good example?
Maybe she plans on leading by example and embarking on a weight loss journey to be fit for life. But, nothing of that nature has been announced as a plan.
To her critics, De Block says, I know Im not a model but you have to see whats inside, not the packaging.
Would you listen to a person guiding you on health issues if they weighed nearly 300 lbs?
If she’s successful in preventing the introduction of Ebola to Belgium, nobody should give a flying freep if she weighs 600 lbs.
BTW, what’s with “Belgium’s rising obesity problem”? I thought nobody on earth was fat except American women who shop at Walmart.
Would I be too unkind to compare her with a certain character from the Austin Powers movies?
Sounds like the Belgians are more concerned with obesity than Ebola. Back away from the chocolates and close the friggin’ borders! Two problems solved /s;)
Where’s she from, the Ministry of Splat?
Okay, that was mean at her expense.
I don’t look at a person like that and think of a victim though.
They had to work fairly hard to look like that.
If that person is a nutrition expert, hasn’t she violated some sort of code of ethics to reach that state?
Europeans who visit here are aghast at the size of most Americans on the street.............
Well, it sounds like Belgians are overplaying their aghastness for effect.
Nothing personal - I still hope they don’t get Ebola there.
It’s all those Belgian Waffles..................
Didn’t the late Thomas Eric Duncan fly here from Liberia through Brussels?
Bride of Fat Ba$t@rd.
Well, they use Metric pounds...........
In the Marine Corps we had an expression for somebody like her, “Hog Bate.”
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