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NOAA leaders backed Trump's hallucinations over their own forecasters. They should resign

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Dorian 2019 track.
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The astonishing statement from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration attempting to provide some justification for  Trump's obsession with proving himself right about a hurricane threatening Alabama, days after forecast tracks had fully removed the state from Hurricane Dorian's potential path, and Trump hand-altered a printed map with a black marker and proudly presenting it to the public as official weather information. The WaPo suggests that the two governmental f*ckwits who appear to be most responsible for warning National Weather Service forecasters to remain silent about  Trump making up the f*king weather are acting NOAA administrator Neil Jacobs and, notably, ex-Trump campaign functionary Julie Kay Roberts, now ensconced as the agency's director of public affairs. It goes without saying that both should resign.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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