Here's a break from political news -- or, at least a shift from the horse race to longer-term public challenges. This past summer I did several items, including this and this, on how America's "eyes have adjusted" to stop noticing how heavy we have become. A generation ago, Jackie Gleason and Raymond Burr were famous as fatsos. Now people built like them wouldn't draw a second glance.
To skip ahead to the conclusion, you see below the new avatars NMA has developed for their U.S. characters. They are introduced at the end of the video as the new Mr. and Mrs. America. But why not take two minutes to see the buildup of how NMA created them.