With a name like Rex, such a stunt was inevitable.
On Wednesday, environmental activists marched around Washington, D.C., in Tyrannosaurus rex suits to show their disdain for Rex Tillerson, the former CEO of ExxonMobil and Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state.
The protest coincides with Tillerson’s confirmation hearing held by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
“We won’t allow our climate diplomacy to be in the hands of a dinosaur like Rex Tillerson,” May Boeve, executive director of 350.org, the grassroots environmental group leading Wednesday’s march, said in a statement. “By tapping Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, Donald Trump is essentially declaring war on our planet and betting against a livable future.” Read more…