Commentary: Oil Spill Cleanup Requires Obama to Cut Red Tape and Ignore Special Interests

By Jamison Beuerman
The federal government’s much-maligned response towards the Gulf oil crisis has been correctly attributed to red-tape and bureaucracy. But we should not overlook the recent evidence indicating that President Obama’s political posturing and constituent-pleasing are making matters worse. The concern is that President Obama has been complying with the wishes of two large factions of...

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