Obama — the Great Deregulator?

The Boston Globe cites Wayne Crews's comments on President Obama's executive order to stop "outdated" federal regulations. 

“This executive order is hardly a war on red tape,’’ the Competitive Enterprise Institute remarked, noting that it duplicates a Clinton-era order that has been on the books all along. The Cato Institute’s Walter Olson was unimpressed by Obama’s single example of an unwarranted regulation: an EPA rule classifying saccharin as hazardous waste. “It was almost as if his point was to pick a regulation so minor that no one cared much about it one way or the other.’’ If the president is serious, The Wall Street Journal editorialized, “this will be one of the great policy walkbacks in American history’’ — but it counseled keeping “a Missouri state of mind.’’

Read the full article at the Boston Globe