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What the Heck Happened at Interior This Week?

The world asks: Is Zinke corrupt, incompetent, or both? 

(Photo: Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons)

Believe it or not, not everyone pays as much attention to goings on at the Department of the Interior as we do. But you know what will get mainstream media to pay attention? A tale as good as this one. 

Emily Atkin, from The New Republic, did a great job providing a timeline:


That, of course, begs the question: How did this happen? Glenn Thrush, of The New York Times, found out:

In case you missed it:

All this caught the attention of Rachel Maddow, who dedicated 15 minutes of her show to the debacle:

Representative Raul Grijalva, a Democrat from Arizona and the ranking member of the House Natural Resources Committee, sure sounded disgusted:

And he has some questions:

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