Cass Sunstein latest target for the anti-‘czar’ bunch
By Matthew Shaer 09.09.09
The same critics that successfully lobbied for the resignation of White House adviser Van Jones are now attacking Cass Sunstein, a prominent legal scholar and a professor at Harvard Law School. In January, the White House confirmed that Sunstein was in line to head the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, which oversees privacy, information, and regulatory policy.
At the time, Sunstein was lauded by many conservatives, including the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal.
But in recent weeks, the appointment has come under heavy fire. One of the most outspoken Sunstein opponents is Glenn Beck, who spearheaded the drive to oust Van Jones. Using his hit Fox News show as a platform, Beck has excoriated Sunstein for — among other perceived sins — leftist views on animal rights, hunting, gun control, and economic policy. Read More
Cass Sunstein has made it quite clear in the past that he does not like hunting and that he believes that animals should be able to sue people. The position that he has been nominated for is considered the most powerful position in Washington DC that no one has ever heard of before. The Senate is expected to vote on this today so it’s important that you contact your Senators and let them know that we don’t need someone like Sunstein that believes animals should have the same rights as you do in America’s courts.