Gallery: Brooklynite Spike Lee Gets Behind Mayor Bloomberg’s Proposed S...

This week famed filmmaker and long-time Brooklyn resident Spike Lee voiced his support of Mayor Bloomberg’s highly controversial proposal to limit the size of sodas and other sugary beverages sold throughout the city. “I’m in favor of [the soda ban],” Lee said. “Look, when I was growing up in Brooklyn, we had no gym, and you had to run. You had some physical activity. Children today in public schools across the country are not being taught art, are not being taught music and they have no physical ed. Obesity is a major, major problem in this country. Americans — we’re just obese.” Clearly Lee is hoping that NYC will “Do The Right Thing,” and limit large sizes of sodas and other unhealthy drinks, but do you agree?

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