This is the man who helped design the tax: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-05-23/the-wealth-detective-who-finds-the-hidden-money-of-the-super-rich
I don’t think this distinction is meaningful to modern readers.
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Best of luck to Jay Inslee, who seems like a man with fine politics who will not be president.
“My first act will be to ask Megan Rapinoe to be my Secretary of State.” - Jay Inslee.
Inslee says that climate is Trump’s “weakest point” and “we must defeat him at his weakest point” and he is the best climate candidate therefore he is the best candidate to defeat Trump. Time will tell if America buys this logic :)
“Defeating the climate crisis has to be the number one priority of the United States of America. If it’s not job one, it won’t get done,” Inslee says. “We must get off coal.”
“Come on up, I’ll get you to go kayaking and a job with the state of Washington,” Inslee says to disability activist. This was very strange, to me.
Activist asks Inslee if he will sign legislation protecting disability rights and improving health care coverage for people with disabilities. Inslee says that yes... he supports these things.
Inslee signed a net neutrality statute as governor. Talks about Washington state’s good economy. “Progressive values mean economic growth.” Interesting statement in light of the belief that economic growth long term is incompatible with curbing climate change.
I suspect Jay Inslee of artificial tanning methods.
Like Castro, Inslee needs to find a trademark wacky hat to wear to distinguish himself in this crowded field.
Inslee talking about how he supports abortion rights.
Inslee asked about how to revitalize US labor unions. Says unions need to restore “the power of collective bargaining to America,” etc. Also notes he was only candidate to talk about unions during the debate. Says new clean energy jobs must be union jobs. “We will have a new suite of collective bargaining laws” under… Read more