As we told you yesterday, the Berkeley city council proved that their “priorities” are firmly in progressive place after voting to rename manhole covers and anything else that has the word “man” in it. The next order of business was to begin implementation of the city’s natural gas emissions ban, and of course that means they’ll need to hire and pay somebody to police the new law. Being an emissions cop sounds like a pretty sweet gig:
UNBELIEVABLE! Berkeley will pay a $273,341 annual salary for person to enforce a ban on natural gas, which has decreased emissions and made energy more affordable.https://t.co/yK4rVsKaxd
via @cnsnews pic.twitter.com/HZxgEhxS88
— Energy Brief (@EnergyBrief) July 18, 2019
Berkeley Approves $273,341 Salary for New Czar to Enforce Nation’s 1st Natural Gas Ban https://t.co/m8PBlwRzJc
— Jewhadi™ (@JewhadiTM) July 19, 2019
Will the “czar” drive around enforcing the emissions ban, or will it be entirely done by bicycle?
Every time I think Berkeley can't get any dumber, Berkeley says hold my beer and proves me wrong.
— The Last Straw (@mydogmichael123) July 18, 2019
These people are insanely malicious and maliciously insane. https://t.co/oaRELuyCtD
— Ken Gardner (@KenGardner11) July 19, 2019
nice work if you can get it… https://t.co/Gb5LCLGztm
— 𝕤𝕥𝕖𝕧𝕖𝕟 𝕘𝕚𝕒𝕣𝕕𝕚𝕟𝕚 (@sjgiardini) July 18, 2019
Is it still ok to deficate in the street?
— Kevin Sooley 🇺🇸 (@KevinSooley) July 18, 2019
They do have their “priorities.” But here’s another way to look at it:
Confirmed. At least one person at UC Berkeley understands capitalism. https://t.co/Crztiwj1ce
— LeConte Wealth (@lecontewealth) July 19, 2019
Fact check: TRUE.