RFS and health care

The subjects differ, but basic problems in two US political issues are identical. In both, Americans face the need to part with money for failing to meet impossible requirements imposed by federal law. Common to both issues is a government trying to do too much. When a requirement that individuals using new government exchanges buy health insurance by Feb. 15 or pay tax penalties proved unachievable, regulators essentially extended the deadline. Refiners needing to sell impossible amounts of legislatively specified vehicle fuel haven't been so lucky. It should surprise no one that a legislative abomination affecting individuals drew prompt repair while refiners wait in vain for relief fro...

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