Friday, June 10, 2011

On the lightbulb ban

Yep, pretty much (Virginia Postrel @Bloomberg via Instapundit):

The bulb ban makes sense only one of two ways: either as an expression of cultural sanctimony, with a little technophilia thrown in for added glamour, or as a roundabout way to transfer wealth from the general public to the few businesses with the know-how to produce the light bulbs consumers don’t really want to buy.

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