This Just In: Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel has publicly endorsed a plant-powered diet for Chicago.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Endorses Plant Based Diet

Heart disease accounts for 50% of firefighter deaths and Mayor Emanuel, in an effort to reign in health insurance costs, is promoting Rip Esselstyn’s Engine 2 Diet.

“I’m a firm believer in personal responsibility,” said the Mayor, “There are choices you make and they have consequences both to your health and your health care costs.”

Although Chicago’s ABC 7 report does say that Mayor Emanuel is not completely plant powered although he is implementing a more plant-based diet for improving his triathlon times.

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