A 70 year old man decided to play Russian Roulette with our Planet for the sake of the coal belt.
— Tim Naftali (@TimNaftali) June 1, 2017
According to this piece in The Washington Post, 76,572 people work in coal miners.
Are they people? Yes. Do they have dignity? Yes. Should they have a voice in our democracy? Absolutely. Should we build the economic policy of the United States around them?