The Solomon Scandals
The D.C. newspaper novel, the media,the Washington area, tech and other surrealism: David Rothman at large
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Tell me this is a joke. Joe Barton of Texas—ranking minority member of the House Energy Committee who’d love to be chair again—wants to repeal a law phasing out the old-fashioned incandescent lights. They’re energy hogs, but it makes no differences to Barton. Barton hates “the little, squiggly, pig-tailed ones” intended to reduce energy consumption. […]