Most Americans know that there are two branches of the law, Civil and Criminal. Few know that since just after World War 2 a third branch was introduced called Administrative Law. It was a complete surrender of political power and control that allows groups and individuals to bypass the Constitution and Congress. It gives direct, unaccountable power to the technocrats.
Its creation speaks to the failure of the political class, but also to the manipulative power of technocrats and technocracy. It was created because the politicians could not understand science and technology. They were afraid of making a mistake and exposing their ignorance, which would jeopardize their political career. Instead of creating legislation that led to them getting the information in ways they could understand, they gave complete control of the issues involving science and technology to the scientists, specialists, and technologists. Here is what the Administrative Law does,