The king’s forest or the people’s lands

A good read on how Donald Trump Jr.’s Sportsmen for Trump campaign helped win the 2016 election and usher in unfettered fossil fuel extraction on public lands.

Among the ironies of this outcome is that sportsmen, who played a significant role in the election of Trump, did so to the detriment of the sanctity of their own sportsmen traditions while enabling the destruction of the very public lands they say they are fighting for. As the messaging is broken down, the reasons for this conflict emerge.

LINK (via: The Boulder Weekly)

 

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