Here’s the latest Republican justification for child labor: It prevents obesity.
Hat tip to Laura Clawson at DailyKos, who spotted this one: Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, worried that the Department of
Labor wants to limit child labor on family farms, said:
It’s interesting that this child labor bill goes against Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity initiative. How can kids be active if they are limited by this law?
Gee, I don’t know. Maybe they could…play?