Report: Trump’s pick for Dept. of Agriculture’s chief scientist is not a scientist

  • According to a report in ProPublica, Trump’s expected pick to be the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientist is not a scientist.
  • It’s Sam Clovis, a former Trump campaign adviser with no formal scientific qualifications.
  • Clovis has taken no graduate-level science courses, has published “almost no academic work” and is primarily known for hosting a conservative talk radio show in Iowa, according to ProPublica. Read more (5/15/17)

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I loved this scene so much.

Obi-Wan in Anakin’s room, picking up his stuff, sitting on his bed.

But also Obi-Wan knows Anakin is lying to him about Padme & his feelings, and he looks so hurt. He just wants to help him, but Anakin never lets him. And Anakin in the last gif looks like he’s holding back a “wait”, almost reaching out to stop Obi-Wan from leaving. He wants to tell him, he doesn’t want to lie to him. He wants help.

  • Clovis: That’s housework, isn’t it?
  • Padme: And that’s a woman’s job?!
  • Clovis: Well of course!
  • Obi-Wan: Mr. Clovis, what gender is the Queen?
  • Clovis: She’s a female.
  • Obi-Wan: Are you suggesting the Queen does the housework?
  • Clovis: No, of course not-
  • Obi-Wan: Then get busy!