(USA Today) A sign of our divided times: Even a first lady project encouraging people to drink more water is drawing criticism.

Michelle Obama traveled Thursday to Watertown, Wis. — naturally — to promote a new program by her Partnership for a Healthier America to encourage people to drink more water.

“Drink just one more glass of water a day and you can make a real difference for your health, your energy, and the way you feel,” Obama said. “So Drink Up and see for yourself.”

Yet Politico reports several public health experts as saying that the White House is overselling the benefits of water.

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