There’s been a shift in mainstream Leftist acceptance of and even advocacy for environmental terrorism in recent months.
It started in mid-July when it was revealed that President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Bureau of Land Management had been indirectly involved with a “tree-spiking” incident in the late 1980s. A retired federal investigator who worked on the case said that the nominee, Tracy Stone-Manning, engaged in “vulgar, antagonistic, and extremely anti-government” behavior in the investigation of the incident. As The Daily Caller explained: “Tree spiking involves inserting metal or ceramic rods into tree trunks to prevent them from being cut down. The impact from a saw can make the saw explode, sending sharp metal flying. The practice can be deadly and lead to severe injuries.”
While responding to written questions from Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Stone-Manning said “I do not condone tree spiking or terrorism of any kind” and “I had no involvement in the spiking of trees,” according to