NOAA Staff Warned Against Contradicting Trump

Andrew Freedman, writing in The Washington Post, outlines a story that should make everyone mad.

This is the first time I’ve felt pressure from above to not say what truly is the forecast,” the meteorologist said. It’s hard for me to wrap my head around. One of the things we train on is to dispel inaccurate rumors and ultimately that is what was occurring — ultimately what the Alabama office did is provide a forecast with their tweet, that is what they get paid to do.”

His fragile ego can’t stand someone telling him he’s wrong. I can’t wait until someone tells him he’s wrong to his face and he can’t do a damn thing about it.

September 7, 2019