Why, you may ask?
Among other elements of “a complicated amalgam of genetic, environmental, social and biological influences,” we find this tidbit:
“Some of these other countries probably have better family structure in terms of children growing up in two-parent households, for example,” said Tom Miller, who studies health-care policy issues at the American Enterprise Institute.
And where do we now find the tallest people? The Netherlands.
Hey, don’t blame me. It’s every bit as logical as the arguments put forth by these folks.