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As with so many of the Obama administration officials, Al Armendariz hails from academia. He's likely headed back there--where he can cause much less mischief.
Armendariz explained his oil industry regulatory philosophy this way two years ago:
The Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean. They'd go into a little Turkish town somewhere, they'd find the first five guys they saw and they would crucify them. And then you know that town was really easy to manage for the next few years.This man was no public servant. Good riddance.
But the damage has been done. While there have been no crucifixions, gasoline costs twice what it did when Obama was sworn into office.
EPA big shot glories in viewing enforcing as crucifixion; UPDATE YouTube pulls video
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