May 5th, 2009
Last week Consumer Protection in the opening volley for what Barton is calling the Act of 2009. Among Barton’s pearls of statecraft: “They keep trying to tinker with the current system and to me it’s like — and I don’t mean this directly — it’s like Communism. You can’t fix it. I think they should change the name to the BES — Bowl Exhibition Series — or just drop the C and call it the BS system because it isn’t about determining a champion on the field.”, a Texas Republican, held a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and
As it turns out, your correspondent knows a thing or do about the ways of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection. Two years ago the then-ranking minority member, Florida Republican Cliff Stearns, weaseled into the wall-to-wall cable TV news coverage of the murder-suicide of pro wrestler by proposing legislation to force the wrestling industry to adopt Olympics-level testing for steroids.
full text at “Kitsch King Obama’s BCS BS,”
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