Norway’s Health Minister Is the Example All Officials Should Follow On How To Treat Citizens Like Adults


In a world where lawmakers act more like helicopter parents than elected citizens, one official is setting the example on the best way to officiate their position.

According to the New York Times, Norway’s newest health minister Sylvi Listhaug said in an interview that if adults want to eat, drink, smoke, and eat red meat then they should do exactly that and that adults can decide for themselves what is and isn’t good for them:

Norway’s new minister in charge of public health said this week that adults did not need government lectures about what to put in their bodies, but it sounded a bit like she was telling people to go ahead and indulge. Critics protested that her remarks were damaging, particularly coming from someone in her position.

“I think people should be allowed to smoke, drink and eat as much red meat as they like,” Sylvi Listhaug,

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