In today's comic, Fool contributor Daniel Joshua Rubin takes on the recent brouhaha between New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the American Beverage Association over a proposal to ban those who receive food stamps from using them to purchase soda. With millions of New Yorkers receiving food stamps, do you feel this ban could ultimately affect the bottom line of leading beverage producers such as Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) and PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP)? Please leave your comments below.


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