03 Nov '11, 2pm

Whoa, this is NUTS. Republicans are taking real vote on imaginary dust regulations: #PoliticsNotSolutions

A House subcommittee is voting today on a bill that would bar the EPA from regulating farm dust. Of course, the EPA isn't trying to regulate farm dust , but voting on legislation that has anything to do with reality is so pre-midterms. Republicans like John Boehner, Eric Cantor, and Herman Cain have been citing the nonexistent farm dust rule for months as a textbook example of EPA overreach. In a way, they're right -- it is a textbook example of EPA overreach as envisioned by the GOP, in the sense that it's totally made up. The hubbub over this phantom rule -- surely one of the most controversial regulations that never was -- involved a slow-moving federal agency, and a Republican Party with EPA in its crosshairs. “I do believe that the EPA does have the ability to change its mind,” said Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.), the sponsor of the bill to be voted on Thursday. The EPA ha...

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