Noting that President George Bush is “doing a last minute end-run, jamming as many rules through the executive branch as he can during his waning days in power,” Brave New Films has released “George W. Bush’s Nightmare Before Christmas.” A “satirical spin on the famous poem, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,” the film highlights Bush’s last-minute regulatory push:
While children are dreaming of toys, dolls and ponies,
I’m out here scheming how to help out my cronies.
Yes to all my pals in the big corporations.
Here’s my gift to you: some new regulations.
For more on Bush’s array of 11th hour regulatory changes, see ThinkProgress’ report: Bush’s Backward Sprint To The Finish.