Mayor Bloomberg's ban on large soda sale is not a compliment on his IQ in general, nor creativity in particular.
Communist China had done better, where people not only were fed only a healthy diet, but also rounded up every morning to do morning exercise together. Even better, students performed an eye therapy everyday at school together.
Critics can quickly point out some factual errors in the measure billed as a way to fight obesity. For example, experiments had shown that the appearance of a huge cup actually served as a suppressor on consumers' appetite on icy soda. Rarely you see people in a restaurant finish their drink. However, smaller cups may actually make them drink more the before. Other study had shown that synthesizer sugar used to make diet soda make people hungry for real sugar thus drink more.