On Tuesday I posted a story about the way regulation governing the mnation’s food safety had been diluted by the Bush administration, consistent with its overall view that government sucks and needs to be decimated so it doesn’t get in the way of ideology or big business making gobs of money.
The worm turneth. Today, in Washington, the agricultural industry is begging for more government oversight. Article.
“You just can’t satisfy some people,” one White Hourse flak groused. “We do them a favor by handcuffing ourselves and letting ’em get away with whatever they want. One little billion-dollar incident later, they come back whining for Big Brother to return. Can you imagine?”
Yeah. Some people just have no principles whatsoever.