Environmentalists and mainstream media finally got their wish. EPA head Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. According to The New York Times, Pruitt cited unrelenting attacks on me personally in his resignation letter as the primary reason for his stepping down.
Despite the many scandals that clouded his leadership, the victory lap the political Left and media are performing for taking Scott Pruitt out, will be short lived. As it turns out, Scott Pruitt’s assistant, Andrew Wheeler, is now acting EPA Chief and he is more adept at navigating the EPA bureaucracy than his predecessor. Quoting The New York Times:
Washington insiders describe Mr. Wheeler as well positioned to pursue Mr. Trump’s agenda as effectively as Mr. Pruitt, or even more so, by moving more slowly but in ways likelier to withstand legal challenge.
“Andrew is one of the most well-known, well-respected policy…
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