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Development Manager at @zeroenergybldgs by day and sometimes night too. Extra time goes to bikes, #RCTID, #BAON and #COYS. Oh, and trying to write a WWI book.
I’ve encountered countless letters on White House stationery in my time in various archives, but I’ve never seen a president send a letter as petty and childish as this one — and definitely not on a matter that’s literally life or death for Americans.
How are people this incompetent still doing this? Because everyone is worried about dying from other things! Read the article, really: https://twitter.com/drvox/status/1245751127313874950
My new post: come, hear the story of Trump’s new fuel-economy standards! It is a quintessentially Trumpian tale, beginning in petty malice, continuing through jaw-dropping incompetence, culminating in a rule that will increase pollution & fuel costs. https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2020/4/2/21202509/trump-climate-change-fuel-economy-stand...
Trump told states they were on their own to purchase medical equipment, so that’s what MA tried to do. But then the federal government outbid MA at least 3 times – and reports show two of our orders were seized by federal authorities. This is unacceptable. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/03/31/nation/warren-feds-why-did-you-take-massachusettss-medical-su...
Hospitals can’t get ventilators. Hundreds are dying every day. The government’s stockpile of critical equipment is almost gone ... and yet, an “emergency order” for more golf carts? This is not an April Fools joke.
NEW: In the middle of a pandemic, this week the Secret Service signed a $45,000 "emergency order" to rent golf carts in Sterling, Va. -- home of @Donald J. Trump's Virginia golf club. In the past, such rentals have preceded presidential golf trips. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/amid-virus-outbreak-secret-service-signed-contract-to-rent-g...
I supported this today — could you help some of the folks out of work in our local restaurants, #portland?