Tuesday, January 15, 2008

EPA Blocks Tougher Emission Standards

This is a disgusting example of how politicized federal bureaucracies have become under this administration. Agencies like the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) are supposed to be apolitical - pursuing policies based on existing science and fighting industry on behalf of the American people. In what has become an all-too-familiar twist the agency is protecting vehicle manufacturers, not the environment. A few years ago something like this would have been unimaginable to me - but the Bush Administration has created a climate of political surrealism that makes Salvador Dali paintings seem ordinary. Here's the story.

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