Republican Non-Brainiac David Dreier of CaliforniaThanks to USA Today for putting together these two quotes in one article about Lobbying bill quite different from first draft.
To get it done, [Speaker JD Hastert] appointed his Rules Committee chairman, Rep. David Dreier, R-Calif. The House of Representatives, Dreier said, needed to be bold and avoid "the tranquilizing drug of gradualism."and, later,
Dreier said no one is happy about the bill, but he defends it as a step forward: "It makes it harder to abuse the rules, and easier to enforce them."Three Cheers for "Step-Forward Non-Gradualism!"