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A Letter to the WSJ

In Financial, Letters to Editor, Regulation on January 31, 2011 at 3:54 am

Our letter recently published in The Wall Street Journal

Link here.

You smilingly call it “fine print” when you describe the portion of President Obama’s recent executive order that requires agencies to consider the unquantifiable benefits of “human dignity, fairness and distributive impacts” when weighing the costs and benefits of a regulation (“Obama’s Rule-Making Loophole,” Review & Outlook, Jan. 24). That’s not fine print. That is the very essence and the sole purpose of the executive order—to override any and all previous orders which required an honest, objective cost/benefit analysis.

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