First Lady Urges Americans To Drink More Water

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•37 Sep 12, 2013

Noting that 4 in 10 Americans drink less than half the recommended amount of water per day, Michelle Obama kicked off her new Drink Up initiative, launching the hashtag #DrinkH2O and a new website, youarewhatyoudrink.org, to help spread her message. What do you think?

  • “The trick is to cut it with a little soda.”

    Carl Maginnis –
    Interior Decorator

  • “If there’s anybody who could get me to drink more water, it’s Michelle Obama. Look at her, she’s 60 percent water.”

    Polly Fullerton –
    Podiatrist

  • “If I want to be dehydrated, that’s my damn business. I’ll check out that website, though—sounds neat.”

    Brad Bruno –
    Unemployed