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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ted Cruz

It's utterly bizarro that the Republican party (and the right generally) is so convinced climate change/global warming is false.  Is it because they are funded by coal and oil companies?  Is it because they hate the very idea of collective action (except when they want to go to war)?  Is it because it's been the "tree-hugging", "latte-sipping" left which has pushed for action, and anything that the left does must be automatically opposed, whether it's right or not?

Ted Cruz, putting himself forward as a presidential candidate, is convinced (or pretends to be) that global warming is a furphy.  "For the last 17 years, there has been zero warming, none whatsoever."  And then he pointed out that it was snowing in New Hampshire.  Qu'il est idiot!

Read more here:

Stupid is as Ted Does.
Skiing on Dirt in Tahoe
Senator Cruz, member of the Snowball Faction of climate change denialists.

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