Following the old practice of economic protectionism, lobbyists from big rice signed a formal public letter complaining about the rise in popularity that these carbs substitutes have been earning among the health-conscious. If you’re a politician that wants to stay in the good graces of big rice, you’d be best to heed their call.
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Ahhh, yes, politicians and bureaucrats follow the instructions of their masters, Crony Capitalists.
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