Anyways, if you were an FDA drug reviewer you now have two choices: become a snitch for Senator Grassley or Congressman Waxman or simply wait till the very last minute to approve a drug. You never know when -- in the words of the owner of the Steven E. Nissen Healthy Heart Fund -- you might be approving another 9=11.
Maraviroc was a targeted therapy for people facing multiple drug resistant HIV...but hey, what's a few months while the FDA sorts out an even lower incidence of liver problems than Tylenol? We now live in a country where in some parts you have to be 19 to buy cold medicines with dextromethorphan. That's right folks, you can fight for your country but you can't buy Robitussin.
The infantilization of American continues apace.