Smokey Bear furloughed

Smokey Bear furloughed

Smokey Bear is being used as a symbol — not of fire prevention, but of furloughed federal employees.

Smokey Bear furloughed

And the Daily Show interviews Smokey Bear about being furloughed, in a NSW video.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, Bill Gabbert now writes about it from the Black Hills.


One thought on “Smokey Bear furloughed”

  1. Just wait until some non-furloughed USDA Lawyer (“essential personnel”)sees this and throws a fit about the unauthorized use of a National Legend. Between chasing these rabbits and abusing PL 107-203, it’s a lawyers wet dream and a Full Employment Act.

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