1. What is/isn't waste is subjective.No, it's because you think pro-consumer legislation that helps people and stops large corporations from:
1. being intentionally wasteful to gain profits
2. intentionally using non-standard connections so that they sell more expensive peripherals
is the same as "communism".
You don't care about the cable.
2. Do you have evidence they are purposely using Lightning to sell more expensive peripherals?