In the annals of rank opportunism, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) deserves a special place. All hail her efforts to exploit the Beltway-sniper killings by pushing a bad "ballistic fingerprinting" bill. Her measure--oddly dubbed--is the Ballistics, Law Assistance and Safety Technology Act, or BLAST Act. Once again the rush to make headlines trumps solid public policy.
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