This is an excellent piece that explores the logical conclusion of leftist policies to restrict the free market. If we permit the government to ban a certain kind of light bulbs because they’re inefficient and we don’t really need them, why can’t they ban unnecessary air travel, coffee, or anything else?
And please, don’t even bother responding with “Well CFLs are just better in every way anyway.” If that were true, there would be no need to ban incandescents. The government didn’t have to ban horse carriages in order to promote automobile use. The market decided. As of right now, the market has decided that it prefers incandescent bulbs, but the government will throw you in jail if you try to sell them.