Louise Linton, the actress and wife of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, offered support for teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on social media Saturday.Linton posted the now-deleted Instagram message with a picture showing the 17-year-old Thunberg, who recently spoke to politicians and business leaders in Davos, Switzerland earlier this week. Linton’s caption appeared to be a response to her husband’s dig at the Swedish climate activist by saying she should study economics before criticizing world leaders on climate change issues.But Linton’s commentary disappeared from the social media network just hours later despite dozens of journalists and Twitter users taking screenshots of the pro-Thunberg post. “I stand with Greta on this issue,” Linton wrote in the Saturday Instagram post. “(I don’t have a degree in economics either) We need to drastically reduce our use of fossil fuels. Keep up the fight @gretathunberg.”Before the post was deleted, Linton had received a deluge of comments thanking her for “standing up” to the Trump administration and critics of climate change reforms.Linton also posted — and has not yet removed — a corresponding IG story in which she responded to a critic who referred to her husband as a “pencil-d**ked man” for criticizing Thunberg on… Read full this story
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