again, with me not getting it

after reading this post over at wizbang, i left a comment that is basically what i'm about to ask here: why the hell do bush and congress have to come to some sort of agreement over whether or not one foreign company can buy another foreign company? i realize that the decision will affect our ports--although as more and more comes out about it, it seems like less and less of a big deal--but shouldn't that be between foreign company A and foreign company B? maybe i'm just misreading it... maybe we aren't deciding for them whether or not they can purchase the company, but saying something along the lines of, "if you buy it, we're not going to use them at our ports any more." who knows. again, let me know what you think.