"Ask Me Anything," McCarthy wrote. reddit's users obliged.
McCarthy's replies focused on the strict rules her agency proposed Monday as part of President Obama's effort to combat climate change. She touted the rules' health benefits and more dubious economic benefits, while downplaying costs.
Many users seemed underwhelmed by her responses.
Also critical was a post by username Rep_ Mike_Pompeo_KS, verified as Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan.
McCarthy did not respond to Pompeo's question.
While McCarthy's policy answers were not groundbreaking, readers did learn some intriguing information about the EPA administrator. For example, she prefers R&B to rap and is woefully unprepared for the zombie apocalypse.