March 13, 2017
Trump Revolution, Indeed
I'll be your "Trump Chaos Umpire." I sits. And I call balls & strikes, fairly.
The President painted the corner with his nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to head the FDA.
Gottlieb has been on the side of the angels as long as I have been following the FDA. A cancer survivor himself, he knows the human toll to bureaucracy and officiousness.
Scott Gottlieb may have landed the toughest job in Washington: President Trump has selected the physician and policy expert to run the Food and Drug Administration, where a culture of control strangles innovation. An iron triangle of interest groups, the bureaucracy and the press will resist change, but Dr. Gottlieb could save lives by renovating FDA’s drug-approval processes.
The opposition who bellowed at Sec. DeVos's "inexperience" will now direct their wind at Dr. Gottlieb for his connections to Big Pharma. Fight back, Republicans!
Well done, Mr. President!