On Thursday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency gave Ohio the cold shoulder when it requested assistance for the troubled town of East Palestine, where a train wreck and resulting chemical spill have spurred fears of grave contamination.
Then on Friday, two things happened.
First, former President Donald Trump announced that he would be making a visit to East Palestine, a trip guaranteed to bring hordes of media representatives to the community.
Then, on Friday night, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced that FEMA had experienced a change of heart, according to WKBN-TV.
“FEMA and the State of Ohio have been in constant contact regarding emergency operations in East Palestine. U. …