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Abbreviated pundit roundup: Climate change, corruption and more

We begin today’s roundup with Paul Krugman’s column highlighting how deep climate change denialism runs in the Trump administration: [T]hanks to Trump’s electoral victory, know-nothing, anti-science conservatives are now running the U.S. government. When you read news analyses claiming that Trump’s deal with Democrats to keep the government running for a few months has somehow made him a moderate independent, remember that it’s not just Pruitt: Almost every senior figure in the Trump administration dealing with the environment or energy is both an establishment Republican and a denier of climate change and of scientific evidence in general.
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