Sotomayor Redux–Is Regina Benjamin Too Fat to Be Surgeon General?

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Just as Judge Sotomayor was pilloried for her appearance, questions about whether Dr. Regina Benjamin is too fat for public office have begun to circulate.  An analysis of this really troubling trend here.  And yes, I get that the Surgeon General is all about promoting health.  But healthy women come in lots of shapes and sizes.

–Leigh Goodmark

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