Mango Mussolini Opens Marine National Monument to Commercial Fishing

“I like scallops. Good. We’ll have plenty of scallops to eat.”

Yesterday self-tanning enthusiast Donald Trump opened 5,000 square miles of ocean off the New England coast to commercial fishing, reversing an order signed by President Barack Obama shortly before he left office.

“I’m a believer in conservation, but they’ve gone crazy,” he said before an audience of Maine lobstermen, fishermen and crabbers.

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Ocean Conservancy’s statement on Trump’s latest executive action.

“President Trump is stripping essential protections from one of our nation’s most special ocean places. This decision is a dangerous and deliberate step forward in the Administration’s larger plan to rob Americans’ of their shared public resources.

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