the road to denial
Trump comms chief Anthony Scaramucci used to be right about climate. Not anymore.
Scaramucci’s Twitter history holds some surprises for a Trump appointee. Case in point:
But when Scarmucci joined Trump’s transition team following the election, a very curious transformation occurred. In an appearance on CNN in December, Scaramucci noted that some scientists believe climate change is “not happening.” When the show’s host reminded him about the scientific consensus on the matter, Scaramucci countered that there was once “overwhelming science that the earth was flat.”
We’ll wait and see if Scaramucci descends further into climate denial during his role as communications secretary, which begins in August.
And speaking of incoherence on climate change, here’s a grand performance to watch in memory of Spicer’s old job: