The EPA’s “crucify them” approach to regulation

A rather remarkable admission from the EPA’s Region 6 administrator Al Armendariz of his regulatory enforcement philosophy. Because he has limited manpower, and his region covers such a large area, he prefers the Roman method of crucifixion to achieve maximum effect:

On the upside: those companies under his purview are probably relieved he doesn’t look to Vlad the Impaler for inspiration.