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  •  Laws of this sort... (0+ / 0-)

    ...don't spontaneously enforce themselves.

    A structure needs to be set up -- regulatory agency, funding, etc.  And it's the process of setting this stuff up that the Republican congress has been doing everything it can do to impede.

    You make it sound like the President doesn't want to bother with the effort to make this happen, which certainly isn't true.  After all, it took a recess appointment on his part to even get the leadership in place for the consumer protection agency.

    Conversely, when you say "why bother because of the obstruction", then you're giving the Republicans exactly what they want.

    Political Compass: -6.75, -3.08

    by TexasTom on Sat May 19, 2012 at 11:08:49 AM PDT

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