Acronyms: Legislation’s Best Friend

by lgadmin

Today we present Bob Barr’s Laws of the Universe #81 WHEN DRAFTING A PIECE OF LEGISLATION, MAKE SURE YOU COME UP WITH A GOOD ACRONYM AS A TITLE FOR THE BILL, BECAUSE MORE OFTEN THAN NOT THAT’S THE ONLY PART PEOPLE WILL READ OR REMEMBER Even if the legislation is terrible, a clever name can win the vote of legislators and often even the people affected. From the “USA PATRIOT Act” to the “SNIPER Act,” join Bob Barr as he discusses the deceit and lies behind the shiny cover of modern legislation.

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