Walmart to hawk CFL bulbs

Remember the whole media frenzy over how Walmart's starting to offer organic food is going to make the healthy stuff mainstream? According to the NYT, Walmart has a new green project: offering its customers compact fluorescent lightbulbs.

What grabbed my attention in the article was this analogy:

...the long-lasting, swirl-shaped light bulbs known as compact fluorescent lamps are to the nation’s energy problem what vegetables are to its obesity epidemic: a near perfect answer, if only Americans could be persuaded to swallow them.