An interesting expansion.
I don't know - why should such visas always be for the STEM field? Here's a fresh idea: H-1B visas for lawyers, CEOs, media executives and personnel, politicians, economists, conservative think tank staff, etc. Why, if that was the case, I'd guarantee that the H-1B enthusiasm evaporates overnight.
Why shouldn't we outsource our political class to foreigners? They couldn't be any more destructive than what we have now.