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CNN has unearthed an interview in which Sam Clovis, the potato sack Trump nominated to head science research within the Department of Agriculture, is sharing his thoughts on homosexuality. Surprise: they are very, very bad.
Back in July, it was reported that Donald Trump had nominated yet another man plucked straight from this musical number in Pocahontas for an important job that he is not remotely qualified for. This one’s name is Sam Clovis, a climate change denier and non-scientist up for the USDA’s “chief scientist” post, which…
The United States Department of Agriculture’s research division studies matters such as nutrition, food distribution, and climate change, and, according to the 2008 Farm Bill, is meant to be helmed by a “chief scientist” chosen “from among distinguished scientists.”