Monday, March 13, 2017
Please, pay attention. I know. You're tired of hearing about Russia but Rex Tillerson is still there, quietly not saying anything. A man who, for years, has wanted to make it easier to do business with Russia and get his hands on Russian oil is now our Secretary of State and isn't talking. He not only has no deputy, he's fired most of the experienced State Department officials. Yes, of course this is a new administration and you can hire who you like but that's the thing. They've fired much of the staff, some people had been there thirty and forty years but they have not been replaced. He didn't fire them to bring in his own people--he isn't bringing people in. Why?
Rachel Maddows is much better at this than I am. Please give her a few minutes--especially at the 3:20 mark:
(Rachel Maddows is MUCH better at this than I am. The Advocate noted her work, here: