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John Upton @johnupton
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Pruitt's EPA is "producing a lot of short, poorly crafted rulemakings that are not likely to hold up in court."…
Pruitt’s biggest achievement until now, per @emorwee? He *appears* successful.…
As @nytimes and @newrepublic point out Pruitt has been less effective at rule rollbacks than advertised, @drvox describes how tribalism "explains" him.

"When you are involved in zero-sum warfare, the ends justify any means."…
"Pruitt insists his career in politics was born of prayer – and the question, 'God what do you want to do with me?'

This heavenly mission just happens to align with the profit motives of the nation’s fossil fuel producers."
This in @MotherJones was a great deep dive into Pruitt and God.

"Pruitt comes from a conservative brand of Christianity that interprets the Bible as sanctioning human exploitation of oil, gas, and coal, which are seen as gifts from God for man’s benefit."…
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