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Trump’s Pick for Ag Secretary Has ‘Bigly’ Ties to Big Ag and Big Food


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Trump’s Pick for Ag Secretary Has ‘Bigly’ Ties to Big Ag and Big Food

Katherine Paul

In announcing his pick last week for Secretary of Agriculture, Trump heaped predictable praise on Sonny Perdue, promising that the former governor of Georgia will “deliver big results for all Americans who earn their living off the land."

We predict that Perdue will indeed deliver “big” results—but he’ll deliver them to his friends in Big Food and Big Ag, not to America’s rural farmers, and surely not to America’s consumers.