Man on the Edge: Too Fat to Trick-or-Treat?

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Well, Charlie Brown, maybe they just think you’re too fat for Halloween goodies.

Imagine your own child coming home from Halloween with an empty bag, because somebody didn’t think they should eat candy.  Actually, don’t imagine it.  Because it’s real.

One woman in North Dakota is actually sending “husky” kids home with a note, instead of any candy.  It says, in part, that she thinks it takes a village to raise a child, and that whoever has the note is “moderately obese” and shouldn’t be eating sugars and treats.  Then she has the gall to suggest the parents ration candy to their kids.

Of course, she has a right to her opinion, and maybe some parents need to hear the truth about their kids.  And the kids are coming to her begging for freebies.  But it certainly singles out certain kids.  So our Man on the Edge, Robert Wilder, hit the streets to find out if that’s really the best way to address the obesity epidemic…