‘You Prevent People from Making Things Consumers Want’

by Kathryn Jean Lopez

Today Rand Paul let loose at the deputy assistant energy secretary for efficiency. He advised Kathleen Hogan:

I think there should be some self-examination from the administration on the idea that you favor a woman’s right to an abortion, but you don’t favor a woman or a man’s right to choose what kind of light bulb, what kind of dishwasher, what kind of washing machine.

Toilets are a big source of his anger at bureaucratic “busybodies.” The freshman senator goes on to admit: “I have been waiting for 20 years to talk about how bad these toilets are.”

 

 

Tea party or no tea party, I suspect he spoke for many.