EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks on June 2, 2017, during a briefing in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House. (Molly Riley/Sipa USA/TNS)
Was EPA chief Scott Pruitt sent to the third rock from the sun to render the planet less hospitable to its current inhabitants? If so, he's doing a pretty good job. Like many Trump cabinet members, Pruitt was appointed to create mischief and do his best to dismantle the agency he was chosen to lead. So he didn't come to warn Seacoast residents about the danger of rising sea levels.