President Obama is featured on the cover of Men’s Health October issue for the second time since his first appearance in November 2008. As he attempts to transform the country with the new health care reform, its perfect timing for him to address current health issues. According to recent polls, nearly 58 percent of voters now oppose the president’s health care plan. The article discusses the president’s interest, work-out routines, and the life advice he gives for healthy living. Throughout the article, the topic of health care is extensively discussed in efforts to raise awareness and support of healthcare reform. Men’s Health magazine reaches over 12 million readers and health educated consumers.
In addition to President Obama, first lady Michelle not only appears in the October issue of Women’s Health but also graced the cover of this months issue of Children’s Health. In the October issue, Michelle Obama talks about her fitness routine and juggling her role as a mother, wife, and first lady; as well as mentioning her “unique role in advocating for health care reform.” In light of the ongoing debate over health care policies, will this exposure be enough to sway the public towards Obama’s opinions on the reform? What do you think? We presented the facts, what’s your conclusion?