Edmund Contoski — author of Makers and Takers, and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute — has done a lot of writing lately about the absurd compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) our government will mandate starting next year.
I challenge you to find a single writer who has catalogued more incidents of the cursed squiggly, gotta-wait-til-it-warms-up, Chinese-made, “green” bulbs causing fires in the homes of Americans. All brought to you, of course, by your well-meaning nannies in the federal government.
Contoski will be on CBS News Monday to talk about this scourge. The network just couldn’t ignore his latest piece at The American Thinker:
New evidence of CFLs causing fires — even exploding — as well as new environmental concerns have come to light since my article “The CFL Fraud” published. Here are some of the additional fires: