ARTICLE | Politics, Policy & Law

End the War

March 8, 2010 8:00 AM UTC

The firestorm over GlaxoSmithKline plc's Avandia rosiglitazone, which was rekindled two weeks ago with an incendiary Senate report, shows why people who live outside the Beltway are convinced that Washington is broken, and why they are right.

The politico-media outburst exemplifies the worst aspects of the American regulatory environment...