Just when you thought Donald Trump could not sink any lower…

Sam Clovis is Trump’s pick for chief scientist at the Department of Agriculture.

The problem?

Sam Clovis is not a scientist.

Brass tacks: He is not qualified for a position that, by law, must be filled by someone from “among distinguished scientists with specialized training or significant experience in agricultural research, education and economics.”

This is not normal. Indeed, it is insane.

Happy Monday. It’s the 7th of August, 2017.

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