“You want to protect people who don’t have the knowledge or the information.”

by Walter Olson on October 3, 2012

Says the sponsor of Brookline, Mass.’s proposed Styrofoam ban. [Boston Globe via Ira Stoll; earlier on Concord water bottle ban]

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1 Squirrels 10.03.12 at 12:29 pm

Sounds like this dingbat wants to create a perfect little bubble catering to her personal health phobias. If the city wants to go about it in a rational way (no comment on the merits or drawbacks of corrective taxation in general), they should charge a styrofoam container and plastic bag fee.

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