Another Day of As NOAA Turns

Wilbur Ross demands an odd kind of obedience.”

Tom Toles of The Washington Post perfectly captured the absurdity of the latest episode of Sharpie-Gate.  And then the continuing saga took another predictable and worrisome turn yesterday when The New York Times broke the story (which was later confirmed by several other media outlets) that White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney had personally called Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and told him to get the weather service to retract their tweet that corrected the storm track misinformation put out by the President.  And the President claimed in an impromptu briefing with the press that he knew nothing about it. Sure.  Stay tuned.  Who knows what insanity tomorrow will bring.  And for another hilarious take on the NOAA saga, here is another Stephen Colbert gem.  Laugh until you cry.  I (Monica) did.

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