Is it Murdoc, or do some people seem to be almost hoping for a nuclear disaster at at least one of Japan’s earthquake/tsunami-damaged power plants?
The media, of course, is licking its collective lips over the possibility of an even-more-gripping story, but I wonder if those opposed to nuclear power or those in favor of more government regulation are quietly, maybe subconsciously, hoping that things go badly. Sort of like how gun control proponents seem to like it when someone uses a gun in a crime.
Maybe Murdoc’s just cynical and/or paranoid.
The Banana Equivalent Dose is something Murdoc has always liked and he wishes he could remember the numbers when radiation and public safety and regulation.
Via Instapundit, who also writes:
I’d say that members of Congress should take a time-out — and maybe, you know, pass a budget — before they start trying to pass new laws on nukes. They should also explain where the energy is going to come from if we can’t drill for oil, can’t burn coal, can’t dam streams, can’t put windmills where they might spoil a Kennedy’s view, and can’t build nukes. Vague allusions to “green power” don’t count.