Syndicated columnist Mona Charen joins a growing chorus of journalists, activists and public officials blaming restaurants for the obesity epidemic. “Restaurants have been steadily increasing portion sizes to the point where a small elephant would be satisfied with the fare at most chains… The Great American Lunch — a cheeseburger, fries and a Coke — probably contains more calories than most people need for an entire day and enough fat to last a week.” (Washington Times, “Weighed Debate on Dieting”)