Zinke Joins Trump On Wildfire Offensive, Blames CA Blaze On ‘Radical Environmentalists’

EMIGRANT,MT-OCTOBER, 08: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signs a Public Lands Order at a ceremony in Emigrant, MT on October 08, 2018. The Public Lands Order withdraws 30,000 acres of public land from hard rock mining surrounding two proposed gold mines north of Yellowstone National Park for 20 years. The gold mining is opposed by local businesses in Paradise Valley along the Yellowstone River just north of Yellowstone National Park. (Photo by William Campbell-Corbis via Getty Images)
EMIGRANT, MT - OCTOBER 08: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signs a Public Lands Order at a ceremony in Emigrant, MT on October 08, 2018. The Public Lands Order withdraws 30,000 acres of public land from hard rock minin... EMIGRANT, MT - OCTOBER 08: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signs a Public Lands Order at a ceremony in Emigrant, MT on October 08, 2018. The Public Lands Order withdraws 30,000 acres of public land from hard rock mining surrounding two proposed gold mines in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park for 20 years. The gold mining is opposed by local businesses in Paradise Valley along the Yellowstone River just north of Yellowstone National Park. (Photo by William Campbell-Corbis via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke joined President Donald Trump’s blame game over the California wildfires on Sunday, faulting “radical environmentalists” for somehow preventing forest management.

In a Breitbart interview, Zinke said that “it’s not time for finger-pointing.”

“We know the problem,” he continued.”It’s been years of neglect, and in many cases it’s been these radical environmentalists that want nature to take its course.”

“I will lay this on the foot of those environmental radicals that have prevented us from managing the forests for years, and you know what, this is on them,” he added.

According to the Los Angeles Times, experts agree that Trump and Zinke’s blame of forest mismanagement is misplaced, as the area where the fire broke out was not heavily timbered, but quickly leapt onto nearby buildings.

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  1. On some level I wish I could be surprised.
    But Zinke
    No surprises
    Always lives up to the standard "What would a dick do? "
    We all know the real problem.
    California is BLUE BLUE BLUE
    If it was Tennessee or South Carolina burning they all would be singing a different tune

  2. Ha ha I don’t want to point a finger like I am in my photo but radical environmentalists burned your house down. I don’t want to be judge, jury, and executioner but you should probably kill them. Plus raking. I can haz job security naow?

  3. Zinke’s been too busy raking stuff into his pockets to protect the forests properly.

  4. In a Breitbart interview, Zinke said that “it’s not time for finger-pointing.”

    And, then this bloody idiot points the finger at “radical environmentalists”.
    What’s wrong with this picture? Maybe those radicals have been against raking the forests.

  5. We need to revise that a bit. "What would a syphilitic dick do? "

    These people are very ill.

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