The bottom line: "Presidents deserve wide latitude in choosing agency heads to carry out their mission in line with the administration's priorities. And USA TODAY has a long history of supporting those choices even when we disagree with the views of particular nominees. But the public should be able to demand, at a minimum, that the leaders of powerful regulators charged with vital government functions have a passing acquaintance with the industry that is their agency's focus. Kathy Kraninger doesn't meet even such a low standard. That is reason enough for the Senate to reject her."
The full editorial is here.