Lawmakers should not legislate things they don't understand.
It is important that those who represent us in government make laws that protect us from ourselves, but only if they are well-informed on the issues. Whether it's a well-meaning cabinet member trying to protect grain farmers through the
wheat board monopoly, or the minister of random arguing about the use of
stem cells and biotechnology, most politicians are probably quite clueless when it comes to what we have entrusted them