Campaign '04: Are They Really Fit for Office?

America's lousy eating habits may be a big concern for health officials. But the Democratic candidates aren't about to make it a campaign issue, at least judging by their food fancies on the campaign trail. Wesley Clark packs away Cheetos and Gummi Bears, and when he gets cranky he sometimes demands of an aide, "I thought y'all were getting me a candy bar." An empty Hostess cupcake package can often be found next to John Kerry's bus seat; he munches on the snacks for a late-night sugar rush. Howard Dean is almost Clintonian in his appetites. In Iowa he wolfed down...

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