NC Senator Thom Tillis: Restaurant Employees Handwashing is Too Much Government Regulation
NC junior Senator Thom Tillis expanded on his free market, anti government and anti public health ideology this week in statments declaring that requiring restaurant emploeeys to wash their hands was a regulatory burden on businesses. He opined that the free market would eliminate problems as necessary (without acknowledging that businesses with poor health practices do not tell the public, and therefore mass uotbreaks of communicable disease would be the result as has happened in recent history:
He might have won the most expensive legislative campaign in US history, but that doesn’t mean he should manage your local Arby’s.
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) said Monday that he’s okay with the idea of service industry workers returning to work without washing their hands after touching their unmentionables, as long as customers are made aware of the situation.
Tillis made the declaration at to the Bipartisan Policy Center, at the end of a question and answer with the audience. He was relaying a 2010 anecdote about his “bias when it comes to regulatory reform.”
“I was having a discussion with someone, and we were at a Starbucks in my district, and we were talking about certain regulations where I felt like ‘maybe you should allow businesses to opt out,’” he said, “as long as they indicate through proper disclosure, through advertising, through employment literature, or whatever else.”
Ayn Randism can never fail…it can only be failed by humans without the fortitude to carry it to its’ logical conclusions…