Editorial: Where Congress Fears To Meddle

Published: 03/08/2004

Congressional integrity"" can join ""jumbo shrimp"" and ""military intelligence"" on the list of oxymorons following last month's U.S. Senate discussions on a federal seat belt mandate. The Senate was considering legislation which would have forced states to toughen their seat belt laws or risk the loss of federal highway funds. Sound like a familiar story? It is until you get to the ending.