Writing in The Wall Street Journal, Senior Editor Katherine Mangu-Ward reviews Joe Roman's new book Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act. As she observes, ever since the Endangered Species Act's 1973 debut, supporters and opponents have accused each other of playing politics with the fates of nearly extinct plants and animals. And to be fair, both sides are usually right.
Let people join with the like-minded to reject officials and laws that don’t suit them and to construct systems that do.
The mom got the kid back, but not the car.
The president's final batch of clemency actions includes commutations for dozens of nonviolent drug offenders.