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Do you like plane crashes? I don’t like plane crashes. A couple of my friends from college died in a commercial airline crash. This politico article talks about how Agencies interpret Trump regulatory freeze broadly, because of course they would. Among the interpretations is “the withdrawal of a rule about inspecting aircraft fuselages for cracks.” Which is not great. Also horses, jobs for military spouses, cancellation of sanctions against Burma, withdrawal of notices about upcoming meetings, etc…

A lot of it is housekeeping stuff, but the point is that it’s *bad* housekeeping. It’s like saying “Oh, my clothes are dirty. Well, burn them, and I’ll buy new ones in a few weeks. In the meantime I’ll just go naked.”

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