Sonny Bunch on how the Department of Commerce Smothers Commerce



"I ran for office pledging to make our government leaner and smarter and more consumer friendly," President Barack Obama reminded a group of small businessmen at a January 2012 White House gathering. The target of Obama's tweaking that day was the Department of Commerce, the century-old rectangular behemoth on Constitution Avenue. Sonny Bunch details how the department actually stifles commerce.