Leadership Hall of Shame

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Notes

  • officials in high office with patently false beliefs
    • Ted Cruz: believes "America is a Christian nation" myth
  • horrible mismanagement of states and cities
    • Bobby Jindal
    • Scott Walker
      • wasted taxpayer money by requiring TANF recipients to be tested for drugs
      • Refused Medicaid expansion, despite changing his mind briefly [1]
      • Ignores scientific consensus on global warming, despite admitting he's not a scientist and despite direct evidence in his state
      • officially withdrew a citizen-approved referendum banning Gerrymandering, thus preventing them from being implemented
    • Rick Scott
      • Refused Medicaid expansion under Obamacare
      • Wasted state money by requiring welfare recipients to be tested for drugs
      • When confronted personally by one of his constituents about some of these violations, he fled the premises and then had his office create a video attacking her personally.[1], calling her an "anarchist" who "also refused to Pledge Allegiance to the flag" (as if that was somehow a problem).
  • idiotic candidates taken seriously:
    • Ted Cruz
    • The 2016 Republican candidates for US Senate have some bizarre ideas:
      • Peg Littleton (R) not only supports eliminating the EPA and opening up public lands for unlimited drilling, she also believes that fracking can't cause earthquakes because "You know God is kind of in control of those" -- and she wasn't laughed off the stage when she said this. She also wants the EPA eliminated. Completely. No environmental regulation, period.[2]
      • Robert Blaha (R): the EPA needs to have its "reach" reduced[2] (as if it hadn't already been, repeatedly)
      • Tim Neville (R): it should be "de-funded"[2] (...because what better way to efficiently close a vital government agency, and prudently conserve its resources for future use, than to just abruptly cut off its funding?)
      • Jerry Natividad (R): it's "killing hundreds of jobs" (and employs how many?)[2]
  • Reprehensible organizations:

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