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@MaddowBlog : Inspector General report puts "Sharpiegate" in a new, relevant, unflattering light

Anyway, totally unrelated, here's the IG report on Sharpiegate

"Sharpiegate" damaged NOAA's credibility and may have undercut public trust in the agency's apolitical weather forecasting, the Commerce Department Inspector General said in a new report.

"Sharpiegate" damaged NOAA's credibility and may have undercut public trust in the agency's apolitical weather forecasting, the Commerce Department Inspector General said in a new report.

White House pressure forced weather officials to wrongly admonish forecasters who embarrassed Trump over Sharpiegate, watchdog says

@MaddowBlog : Inspector General report puts "Sharpiegate" in a new, relevant, unflattering light

White House pressure forced weather officials to wrongly admonish forecasters who embarrassed Trump over Sharpiegate, watchdog says

These 7 details from the damning Sharpiegate report show it was a dark omen of Trump’s destructive potential

These 7 details from the damning Sharpiegate report show it was a dark omen of Trump’s destructive potential

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JUST IN: NOAA acting head Neil Jacobs and communications director Julie Roberts "intentionally, knowingly, or in reckless disregard" violated scientific integrity policy during #Dorian  Sharpiegate scandal, report commissioned by agency finds:

The latest twist in Sharpiegate: The inspector general says the Commerce Department is blocking the release of her investigation.

Remember the simpler times of Sharpie-Gate? An NOAA probe found that agency leadership violated its scientific integrity policy via its actions leading to statement that backed Trump’s false statement about the path of Hurricane Dorian.

It's not just Sharpie-gate. This is part of a broader pattern. I count at least seven glaring examples in which government officials have wheeled into action in an effort to make Trump’s lies, errors and obsessions into truths. Here's my rundown:

From Sharpiegate and Turnberry to Pence, Barr, the Taliban and the botched Afghanistan talks, Trump offered a master class this past week on how a cult of personality and financial conflicts causes good government to decay -- from the top down:

Left goes full looney! Does anyone troll the Leftist Media better than @POTUS ? @realDonald Trump sends them apoplectic and frothing with fury, as they pound Trump over ‘Sharpie-gate’ hurricane map #FoxNews 

#Sharpiegate isn't the first time the Trump administration has distorted facts. Watch Rachel Maddow explain why Sharpiegate is difficult to ignore:

"Sharpiegate has wandered into more serious territory, beyond Trump himself, that should prick up everyone’s ears regardless of their political persuasion. This is how good government decays when it’s compromised by a cult of personality." Read@TimOBrien 

A question about Sharpie-gate: Why doesn't Trump just admit his error? It's not like this is one of the big lies he really cares about or tells regularly to buttress the false narratives of his presidency. So why bother? I tried to answer that here:

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