Not April Fools

Question: What makes Erick Erickson so mad that he stokes revolution? He writes:

At what point do [citizens] get off the couch, march down to their state legislator’s house, pull him outside, and beat him to a bloody pulp for being an idiot?...Were I in Washington State, I’d be cleaning my gun right about now waiting to protect my property from the coming riots or the government apparatchiks coming to enforce nonsensical legislation.

Answer: "a ban on dishwasher detergent made with phosphates, a measure aimed at reducing water pollution."

Yglesias gets his licks in.