In an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, President Obama signaled an effort to end the strangulation of job growth by the federal government. His argument is that the ever growing mountains of red tape and regulations hamper job growth, resulting in impeding any real economic recovery.
First off, he happens to be correct in analyzing the problem. But most importantly, is this a real attempt at crucial reform or is it merely a nod to what people want while his administration continues its assault on business?
Earlier this month, the Associated Builders and Contractors sent a letter to Rep. Darrell Issa which addressed what real reform would look like. The letter states: