From the publisher: Why tell everyone what you think all the time
March 4, 2021
Though it's a little far afield from life in Wrangell, there is a life lesson in the controversy over President Joe Biden's choice to run the federal Office of Management and Budget.
A lesson to keep your thumbs at your side, unless you're hitchhiking.
The nominee, Neera Tanden, is in jeopardy of losing Senate confirmation because of tweets she sent while in a previous job as chief executive officer at the left-leaning think tank Center for American Progress. The tweets were nasty, political jabs, mostly at Republican U.S. senators, but she thumbed her Twitter account at Democrats, too.