Executive Director of the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF)
Con to the question "Is Obesity a Disease?"
"The pharmaceutical and weight loss industry have manufactured an 'epidemic' to have the cost of their weight loss drugs and treatments underwritten by taxpayers... Obesity is not a 'disease' if it can be cured by taking regular walks and eating less... We need to be careful not to dumb down the definition of the term disease at the expense of taxpayers."
"Obesity Is Not a Disease," www.consumerfreedom.com, July 16, 2004
According to the Apr. 8, 2007 CBS 60 Minutes segment "Meet Dr. Evil" provided on the Berman and Company website, Richard Berman is known as "Dr. Evil" in mainstream media, and he lobbies against Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), animal rights activists, food watchdog groups, and unions, among others.