“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” So said Rahm Emanuel, the President’s chief-of-staff, and boy did he mean it. Energy reform is the latest mountain the administration and Congress is attempting to move. No matter that they’ll sacrifice the largest demographic in human history in order to do so.
“It looks as if the Democrats will have to destroy the discipline of economics to get it done,” the Wall Street Journal notes of the latest cap and trade push. “[The] bill will impose crushing costs on businesses and consumers. The leadership’s solution to this problem is to simply claim the bill defies the laws of economics.”