Or “The Protecting Americans from Polar Bears Act.” Or “The Head in the Sand Act.”
For those who aren’t aware, this particular bill (officially/misleadingly named the “Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011”) strips the EPA of all regulatory power. As Daily Kos reports, nowhere in this so-called tax prevention act does the word “tax” appear. Don’t believe our Grand Old Party would be that deceptive? Search the full text of the bill on OpenCongress for yourself.
A thousand points for Rep. Connolly and the wonderful names he proposed, but… is this seriously a thing? Will the Republicans ever stop blowing my mind?