* Case in point: Republicans and Donald Trump have relentlessly attacked the Elizabeth Warren-created Consumer Financial Protection Board for its:
uniquely independent role in government—which has long been a sticking point for conservatives...* And are hamstringing it further with a newly-installed Trump leader.
Trump pick to head consumer protection office at work despite legal challenge
* On the other hand, when a board majority of appointed, anti-consumer policy-makers running a separate regulatory agency - - the Federal Communications Commissioners - - set in motion today the likelihood of higher Internet rates and tightened public access without Congressional approval, Team Trump loved the FCC's independent decision.
Trump's FCC votes to repeal net neutralityBecause has nothing to do with anything as quaint as a principle about decision-making, and everything to do with tilting government power and revenue away from consumers and towards Republican special interests.