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  •  Of course the admininstration would (2+ / 0-)
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    Sychotic1, eztempo

    but it isn't clear that that's such a good plan for the American people.  Independent agencies were set up to be independent for a good reason.  I'm not sure subjecting them to more political pressure is a good plan.

    Given the examples of the morning after pill debacle at the FDA and the ozone rule, my guess is that science and reason would lose out to partisan calculation.  We'd probably end up with regulations that could save lives being blocked solely because the Ohio focus group reacts poorly.

    This has been a golden age for confirmation bias. - David Brooks

    by Mindful Nature on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 03:38:46 PM PST

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