Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who likes to boast that his state doesn’t bother much with pesky regulations on industry, takes great umbrage at any suggestion that attitudes like his are at least indirectly responsible for a recent deadly explosion at a plant in the tiny hamlet of West.
To be fair, state and federal agencies alike could be faulted for regulatory laxness at the plant in question, as we see HERE. But the fact remains that Perry is especially eager to sell his state as one that imposes relatively little regulation on industry.
What’s more, Perry BRISTLES at any ...