10 May '12, 8pm

James Inhofe has a lot of terrible ideas. But this one may be the worst ever, says @drgrist:

James Inhofe has a lot of terrible ideas. But this one may be the worst ever, says @drgrist:

Please support our fine nonprofit! Help us with a small deposit. (Why are we rhyming in phrases so terse? Grist’s been cursed by verse! ) Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), champion of climate denial in the world’s most dysfunctional legislative body, has a lot of terrible ideas. But this one may be the worst ever: He wants to require Senate confirmation for all of EPA’s 10 regional administrators. You have to know a bit about contemporary U.S. politics to understand just how bad of an idea this is. One of the remarkable features of the last few decades has been the conservative movement’s abandonment of norms of conduct that used to enable the U.S. government to work, at least fitfully. For instance, there was never any legal impediment to the minority filibustering every single solitary bill the majority put forward. It just wasn’t done. It was understood that filibusters were...

Full article: http://grist.org/politics/james-inhofes-worst-idea-ever/

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