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There’s been a wry joke going around on the internet for the last few months: The Biden administration’s Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is doing such a bad job, we actually all know the name of the secretary of transportation.
Buttigieg added to his embarrassing reputation Thursday during his belated visit to the site of the disastrous train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio. Buttigieg waited 20 days before visiting the impacted area.
After such a delay, it was not surprising that Buttigieg was left cooling the heels of his dress boots in a hallway for half an hour while East Palestine’s Mayor Trent Conaway spoke with an actual leader, Rudy Giuliani.
The White House ignored the citizens of the East Palestine area after the Feb. 3 derailment of a Norfolk Southern train carrying toxic chemicals. Conaway criticized Biden for traveling to Ukraine, which has received billions of dollars in aid, while neglecting Ohio.
“That was the biggest slap in the face. That tells you right now he doesn’t care about us,” Conway told Fox News.
Buttigieg also showed indifference to the transportation-related ecological disaster on American soil. When Buttigieg was finally pressured into commenting on East Palestine, he tried to wave it off as a routine event.
Buttigieg said, “While this horrible situation has gotten a particularly high amount of attention, there are roughly 1,000 cases a year of a train derailing.”
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