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EPA Official Forced Out Over Crucifixion Remarks

A senior Environmental Protection Agency official was forced to resign after a two year old video emerged showing him describe the EPA's "crucifixion philosophy," the New York Times reports. Al Armendariz told an audience that in the Middle Ages the Romans conquered a village by taking "the first five guys they saw and they'd crucify them." He pointed out that the EPA, similarly, makes "examples out of people who are not complying with the law.
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