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The money quote:

He blamed his colleagues for rushing to another unexamined policy decision that could lead to further unintended consequences. Emphasis mine

“To the extent other options exist, however, I believe we failed the American people by not examining them. And we are doing something in haste,” he said. “Many around here find comfort in the notion that something is better than nothing. I believe that is a false choice. The choice we faced was between pursuing an informed response, or panic. I think we chose panic”.

Prescient words, these. We will rue the day this abomination becomes law.

“The worst thing about history is that every time it repeats itself, the price goes up.”

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