July 1st, 2009

The Waxman-Markey bill may be an impressive political success, but it’s still, as Michael implies, a long way from a reality-based policy.

Over to Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Ars Poetica, I.129):

Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus.

Freely translated:

The mountains groan in labour… Congratulations! It’s a mouse!


Eurasian harvest mice, photo London Daily Mail

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