Plan to Ban Food Stamps for Sodas Faces Obstacles

Experts question the legality of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s proposal to bar New York City’s food-stamp recipients from using them to buy sugared drinks.

From Plan to Ban Food Stamps for Sodas Faces Obstacles – NYTimes.com

Why doesn’t the debate over taxing junk food ever include discussion about ending the broken farm subsidies system that makes junk food cheap in the first place?