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Neil Young Trashes Donald Trump Over California Wildfire Response

November 12, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Neil Young Paradox

The recent California wildfires in Woolsey have resulted in many people losing their homes and others losing their lives. While other celebrities have taken to try to help the people involved or give their support, the reaction from President Donald Trump has drawn criticism. The President blamed the “poor forest management” in the state for the fire and threatened to take away funding. This got a negative reaction from several, with Katy Perry (among others), calling it heartless. Neil Young is the latest to give his thoughts, and they weren’t nice.

He wrote on his official website: “The extreme weather events and our extended drought is part of it. Our temperatures are higher than ever here in our hottest summer on record. That has not helped. DT seems to be the Denier. (I’m holding back and not using the word liar just because it rhymes with denier). It really is time for a reckoning with this unfit leader. Maybe our new Congress can help. I sure hope so. Firefighters have never seen anything like this in their lives. I have heard that said countless times in the past two days, and I have lost my home before to a California fire, now another. Imagine a leader who defies science, saying these solutions shouldn’t be part of his decision-making on our behalf. Imagine a leader who cares more for his own, convenient opinion than he does for the people he leads. Imagine an unfit leader. Now imagine a fit one.

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