Ed Driscoll

HOW TO TANK EUROPEAN ECONOMY,

HOW TO TANK EUROPEAN ECONOMY, PART II: Found on Reason’s Daily Brickbat page:

Norway has banned fat fishermen from plying their trade. Worried that hard work might harm obese men, the government hopes to force them to lose weight by threatening their jobs. Many don’t meet the official body-mass standards, so instead of a lot of overweight fishermen, Norway may soon have a lot of overweight welfare recipients.