Ever since it was learned that Donald Trump had chosen Scott Pruitt to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Democrats and climate change alarmists including Michael Moore have been working to derail the nomination:
Call your Senators THIS MORNING and tell them they must vote NO today on Scott Pruitt to head the EPA. 202-225-3121.
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) February 17, 2017
So how’d that work out?
#BREAKING Senate confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator 52-46. Collins was lone GOP nay. Heitkamp/Manchin were Dem yeas.
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) February 17, 2017
— ABC News (@ABC) February 17, 2017
BREAKING: Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt confirmed by Senate to serve as EPA administrator.
— The Associated Press (@AP) February 17, 2017
The Washington Post’s headline contained even greater detail:
Senate confirms climate-change skeptic Scott Pruitt to lead EPA, an agency he sued as Oklahoma attorney general https://t.co/tf8hIwjX6r
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 17, 2017
The news sparked a day of preparations for a climate apocalypse:
god help us https://t.co/qscS0XRm3p
— ROSIE (@Rosie) February 17, 2017
@AP We are doomed … ?
— Megan (@McMeganmack) February 17, 2017
@washingtonpost sad day for everybody that wants to breathe!
— Donna Gipson (@donnagipson1959) February 17, 2017
RIP Earth https://t.co/WNZNL25K5b
— mikedamante (@mikedamante) February 17, 2017
Mother Earth shed a tear. #RIP_EPA
— DeAun (@DeAun) February 17, 2017
Pruitt confirmed for EPA Jesus Christ this country is fucked
— Anthony Schmidt ⚛️ (@OnePhysicist) February 17, 2017
— パキト – Ⓥ (@pakito_tweets) February 17, 2017
The Senate just confirmed Scott Pruitt to head the EPA. In related news, they also confirmed Lucius Malfoy as the new Hogwarts Headmaster.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 17, 2017
Scott Pruitt as USAs EPA head.
— Dhaval Pandya (@Dhaval343) February 17, 2017
Sad day for the planet, shameful day for America: Senate votes to install a science-denier to head the EPA. https://t.co/Z07sILMfGB
— Luke Cissell (@lukecissell) February 17, 2017
— Srijan Sen (@Srijan_Sen) February 17, 2017
Crying for our planet… https://t.co/BekNSmvkAJ
— UW Dawg Fan (@UWDawgFan88) February 17, 2017
@washingtonpost So much for clean air, clean water….
— Marty Glovin (@mglovin) February 17, 2017
— Donna Gosselin, Ed.D (@DonnaG62301) February 17, 2017
BREAKING: Pruitt is confirmed to head the EPA
That's the end of your clean air, clean water.
How could anyone vote for this?
— Victoria Brownworth (@VABVOX) February 17, 2017
.@SenatorHeitkamp So disappointed that you voted to confirm Scott Pruitt for EPA head. The end of clean air and clean water.
— Julia Alberino (@AlberinoY) February 17, 2017
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