Banning the Incandescent Light Bulb

August 23, 2010 05:09

If consumers prefer incandescent bulbs to florescent ones, why the ban? The answer is simple, writes economist Don Boudreaux: “Any legislation forcing Americans to switch from using one type of bulb to another is inevitably the product of a horrid mix of interest-group politics with reckless symbolism designed to placate an electorate that increasingly believes that the sky is falling.”

by Kelsey Huber and Nicholas D. Loris at HUMAN EVENTS

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