No one can possibly so stupid as to believe making a part of the ocean off limits to Americans helps anything. It’s water you freaking moron!!!
Weeks after the White House was warned that a plan to vastly expand a maritime preserve and no-fishing zone in U.S.-controlled Pacific waters —with some concessions to make the environmental medicine, administered by presidential fiat, go down more smoothly.
The concessions did nothing, however, to assuage congressional Republicans led by Rep.Doc Hastings of Washington state, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, who accused the administration of taking “secret, unilateral action” to expand the preserve. He warned that “the economic consequences of this decision will be grave, further eroding the U.S. seafood industry and harming the well-being of the U.S. territories.”
The decree that President Obama signed on Thursday boosted the…
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