During a speech for House Republicans on Thursday night, Donald Trump blamed his orange appearance on the most nefarious political villain of our time: light bulbs.
The Trump administration announced earlier this month that it would soften federal rules requiring light bulbs to meet certain energy efficiency standards. The rules, which eliminated light bulbs that weren’t either LED or fluorescent, would “save electricity equivalent to the output of at least 25 large power plants,” according to the New York Times.
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While Trump has long been wrong on climate change — which is why he has no problem nixing rules intended to fight it — it looks like he also has a strange personal vendetta against the bulbs themselves. Read more…
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