Scott Pruitt died as he lived.
The former EPA boss, who resigned in disgrace today, did so with a letter that was worshipful toward his ex-boss and described his tenure as the result of "God’s providence." It also uses the phrase "serve you" eight times.
It was a little too much for ex-Republican Steve Schmidt, who was a key campaign strategist for John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign.
Schmidt described the letter as "stone cold crazy."
"Unbelievable," Schmidt tweeted. "This is the type of guy who watches the “ Handmaid’s Tale” and says “ WOW! Wouldn’t That be Great.” He can believe what he likes in America, but we probably don’t need a theocratic nut ball in the Congress."
I’m no religious scholar so I don’t know if this would fit the biblical definition of heresy, but it is stone cold… https://t.co/0idN7RCRqK— Steve Schmidt (@Steve Schmidt) 1530824005.0
Unbelievable. This is the type of guy who watches the “ Handmaid’s Tale” and says “ WOW! Wouldn’t That be Great”.… https://t.co/Xbjwcblncs— Steve Schmidt (@Steve Schmidt) 1530824868.0