“This is about like nominating Dr. Phil to run the CDC.”
Dr. Phil would probably run the CDC with reasonable competence. He earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, so he uses “Dr.” in all honesty, and also he’s been running a pretty big organization for quite a while. The Center for Disease Control could probably use some of Dr. Phil’s input on the interpersonal and behavioral aspects of disease transmission, from STD epidemics to needle drug epidemics to the spread of tuberculosis among street people.
Stephen Moore at least has a Masters degree, but he earned it at a known redneck dingbat university. From Wikipedia, "In 2018, a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit revealed that conservative donors, including the Charles Koch Foundation and Federalist Society, were given direct influence over faculty hiring decisions at the university’s law and economics schools. GMU President Ángel Cabrera acknowledged that the revelations raised questions about the university’s academic integrity and pledged to prohibit donors from sitting on faculty selection committees in the future."