If the energy secretary gets his way, we will all need a new pair of shades to shield our eyes from the glare.
I admit it is an interesting idea, to make everything white, cut back on global warming and all. But me personally, I like a little variety. To see the world as it is in all its glory and different colors and flavors.
But, all the government would have to do is issue another mandate for all roofing, building materials, and road surfaces to be of a paler color; and in 30 years we could all have a more Mediterranean feel to our neighborhoods.
All we need now is some palm trees and sand!