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Trump Just Named a Consumer Watchdog Who Will Play Dead


#1

Trump Just Named a Consumer Watchdog Who Will Play Dead

Charles P. Pierce

The rigid vetting standards that have been characteristic of this administration* seem still to be working at peak efficiency. The job of consumer protection advocate at the Federal Trade Commission was open and, on Wednesday, it was filled, as The New York Times reports. As an active consumer, I was happy to hear this until, you know….


#2

Well of course he did.


#3

Following in the footsteps of Pruitt, Mnuchin, Mulvaney and many other such sycophants (Conway, Cohen, Sarah Sanders . . . . ) Sigh.