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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Andrew Malcolm
It is an odd juxtaposition. News coverage now includes such alarming headlines as "The Battle of Baghdad" and "Will ISIS plan a 9/11-style terror plot against the US?" — even as the press scrambles to follow a restless White House and a president engaged in fundraisers, photo-ops and, to date, 176 golfing expeditions.
Spokesman Andrew Malcolm said Wednesday Walden hadn't read the bill but looked forward to learning its details.
"Has anyone in the White House told Obama what's happening yet?," Mr. Malcolm asks. "Fanatic ISIL troops crucifying Iraqis, beheading them, loading trucks with hundreds of bound men driven into the countryside for mass machine-gunnings. If Obama dithers long enough, maybe it'll all be over and Bush's fault."