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The FDA Is 'Coming After Your Doughnuts,' Rand Paul Warns (VIDEO)

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"The FDA has banned unilaterally -- some unelected bureaucrat has banned trans fats," he said. "So I say we need to line every one of them up. I want to see how skinny or how fat the FDA agents are who are making the rules on this."

Paul added that any FDA agents with an unhealthy body mass index should exercise with "somebody from maybe OSHA [Occupational Safety and Health Administration] lashing them while they're on the treadmill."

"If we're gonna have a nanny state, and everybody's gotta eat the right thing and you can't eat a doughnut, maybe we ought to just enforce it on the government workers first," he said.

Watch video of Paul's remarks below around the 7:15 mark:

[Washington Examiner via Jonathan Chait]