Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill announced this week that she reached her weight loss goal of 50 pounds-a goal she had announced via Twitter back in May.
McCaskill said that she chose to tweet her business as a way to hold herself accountable, saying: "I'm tired of looking and feeling fat. Maybe talking about it publicly will keep me on track."
Now here's the kicker...some websites and blogs are lambasting McCaskill for so-called preoccupation with a number on a scale, and they're critizing her for, as one website stated, putting "way too much emphasis on [weight] under the guise of getting fit.'"
They're claiming that by publicly setting a weight loss goal, McCaskill is perpetuating society's constant public scrutiny of women's bodies and the pressure that women haveRead More »from Do You Support Senator Claire McCaskill's Public Weight Loss Goal?