Baylen Linnekin on Libertarian Paternalism and Food Policy

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In a recent column, David Brooks of The New York Times endorsed so-called libertarian paternalism when it comes to food policy. Government's job here, Brooks argues, is to "gently bias…the context" in which we make choices. Baylen Linnekin explains why a cadre of bureaucrats are in no position to determine what's best for us to eat.

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