EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has drawn a lot of media attention for corruption in office. But David Roberts does an excellent job in explaining how tribalism is the root source of his power and popularity among conservatives, grimly concluding, “Pruitt will have a long and comfortable career in conservative politics, where corruption in service to tribe is no vice at all.” Read More
The EPA directed its employees last week to follow eight talking points about climate change in all their dealings with the public. These points follow the lies and distortions consistently spewed by climate science-denying administrator Scott Pruitt. The Associated Press contacted 15 climate scientists and published their reactions to several key statements in the memo: Read More
The anti-life GOP is cracking down on states that dare oppose its federal mandates.
Yes, you heard that right. The Republican Party portrays itself as favoring states rights over federal control. That is just another convenient lie told when it does not have control of the federal government. Read More