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DOES THE EPA HAVE AN “EMISSIONS” STANDARD FOR THIS?

From the “how did we miss this?” file, Huffington Post had an item up recently about an employee at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) who “allegedly downloaded over 7,000 files of pornography on a government computer and watched them two to six hours per day,” according to an internal agency report.

Oh, and the dude – who makes $120,000 a year – didn’t get fired.

“Republicans” naturally went apoplectic, demanding to know exactly how much porn an EPA bureaucrat must watch in order to lose their job.

“Fire him! What’s the question?” U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said during a meeting of the House’s Oversight and Government Reform committee.

Making matters worse, a separate report published last week in The Hill revealed the case of an EPA worker who “pleaded guilty to accessing child pornography in 2012 on a website he used his EPA email to access.”

Yikes …

Naturally, these employees are bad apples … of course they just happen to work at an agency that’s itself a bad apple.