Why is it cheaper to buy a high-calorie fast-food-chain burger meal than one that is more nutritious and with less fat, salt and calories?

The hidden secret: government meddling in the free market…

Although the author of the story clearly dislikes the free market, it’s not a free market when government meddles — it’s a manipulated or regulated market. Politicians simply favor some businesses over others, subsidizing those concerns, thereby giving them an unfair advantage in the marketplace.

An unregulated, unsubsidized market would be both fairer and more healthful.

Via Sky Valley Chronicle Washington State News.

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