Nor was alcohol drugs and a host of others, opium which was ramped in china and the US in the 1800’s wasn’t thought a disease at the turn of the 1900’s it was and outlawed
Causation is the same, and the reason obesity will be declared a disease in the end along with economics factors It may take some time but will happen.
This is so weak that it's funny. Disease or no disease, the great majority of people who are obese wish they weren't. THAT is the point. Most people don't choose obesity, they grow into it gradually and are not happy feeling and looking that way. Even if I believed your poll, which I don't, what really matters is what obese people think, not what the general population of Americans think about obesity.