06 Jul '18, 4pm

Scott Pruitt Wasted Too Much of Our Time—And the Planet’s As Well https://t.co/MD0beWtHuZ

Washington, D.C.’s chattering classes and gleeful environmentalists will no doubt spend much of the coming days debating what, exactly, it was that led to EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation on Thursday. After all, scandals have been nipping at Pruitt’s heels for months, and still he maintained the confidence of his boss even as he maintained the public profile of a con man that seemed to know no shame. Perhaps what finally pushed Pruitt out of office was the viral video of a D.C.-area teacher, Kristin Mink, holding her toddler as she confronted Pruitt at a lunch spot. “This is my son,” Mink says in the video, by way of introducing herself to Pruitt. “He loves animals. He loves clean air. He loves clean water. . . . We deserve to have somebody at the EPA who actually does protect our environment, somebody who believes in climate change and takes it seriously, for ...

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