- Former President Donald Trump last year appointed far-right talk radio host Michael Savage to the board of directors of the Presidio Trust — and it quickly turned out to be an epic disaster.
- Mother Jones reports that Savage used his position on the board to attack the Presidio Trust, which runs the massive urban park in San Francisco, for building a museum dedicated to remembering America’s racist policy of interring Japanese Americans during World War II.
- Savage wrote an angry all-caps rant to Presidio Trust board members after he was asked to fill out a standard financial disclosure form. “SINCE I AM NOT AN EMPLOYEE OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, NOR RECEIVING ANY COMPENSATION I SEE NO NEED TO FILL OUT THE ‘ETHICS’ FORM.”
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