And yet this is arguably the biggest policy shift proposed by the Obama administration. No one explains it; no one explains why it is preferable to the alternatives and, as this blog has revealed, it's a vital and fascinating and contentious debate. The right has a great deal of responsibility since they are still in Drudge-Inhofe land. But just because we do not have a serious right-of-center party in this country doesn't mean we don't need to debate this more fully.
"I'm exploiting the maximum of what you can ask a piece of metal to do."