2. The conservative National Legal and Policy Center, which has taken issue with a tour promoting free enterprise being sponsored by General Motors, launched the website http://fauxenterprise.com/ Sunday night to counter the Chamber.
The site, which features economists Fredrick Hayek and Milton Friedman mocking the two Chamber tour participants bills itself as “a somewhat satirical, somewhat serious look at what happens when crony companies make a complete mockery of our free enterprise system. Government Motors — still partially owned by the United States Treasury — is the absolute worst poster child imaginable for free market vibrancy.”
- The UK heads to the polls today, with a race for London mayor, a fight for the Scottish parliament, and council elections across England.
- Australian immigration emailed a British man who died on his honeymoon to say he'd overstayed his visa, his husband said.
- Alberta, Canada, has declared a provincial state of emergency over a massive fire near Fort McMurray. The area is under mandatory evacuation.