I told you it would be happening.
I just didn’t expect it this soon.
What did I predict?
I knew it was coming because the temperature is rising as predictably as the arrival of spring.
I knew this demagogue wouldn’t miss a beat.
He’s a one-trick pony.
Global warming is his only tune.
If you haven’t heard him yet, prepare for the inevitable. Between now and Earth Day, this doom-and-gloom zealot will be getting a lot of face time, ink and electrons.
He’s got a new movie out, called ironically, “An Inconvenient Truth.” I’ll get to why that’s ironic in a minute. But you can guess the subject matter – global warming.
“He is master teacher, pedagogue, know-it-all, smarter than most of us, better informed and, having tried and failed to gain the presidency, has raised his sights to save the world,” he writes – seriously, I have to assume. “We simply cannot afford for Al Gore to lose again.”
Like Gore, Cohen believes global warming represents the single greatest threat to mankind.
“You will see the Arctic and Antarctic icecaps melting,” he hyperventilates. “You will see Greenland oozing into the sea. You will see the atmosphere polluted with greenhouse gases that block heat from escaping. You will see photos from space of what the icecaps looked like once and what they look like now, and, in animation, you will see how high the oceans might rise. Shanghai and Calcutta swamped. Much of Florida, too. The water takes a hunk of New York. The fuss about what to do with Ground Zero will turn to naught. It will be under water.”
This from a supposedly serious journalist.
He has seen a cartoon and it is scaring him to death!
Yet, as I wrote a few days ago, the central thesis behind all this scaremongering is false! The planet is not getting warmer – at least since 1997.
So, it occurred to me, what Gore ought to do – and what Hillary will probably do in her bid for the presidency in 2008 – is to declare victory over global warming.
Since it ended under their watch in 1997, why not just say you fixed it?
If not Clinton and Gore, why don’t George W. Bush and Karl Rove figure this out?
There hasn’t been the slightest trace of global warming in eight years. Usually when there is good news like this, politicians want to take credit. Why doesn’t anyone want to claim this victory over global warming? Imagine if there was no violence in Iraq for eight years – Bush would want to get some credit for that. Suppose peace actually broke out in the Middle East – politicians would be clamoring for credit on that one.
But, global temperatures don’t increase at all in the last eight years and the hysteria over global warming increases. Go figure.
Imagine if the temperature had actually increased one degree in the last eight years. Imagine how seriously people might take Al Gore and Richard Cohen then. It’s hard to imagine. It’s downright scary.
That is “The Inconvenient Truth” that Al Gore doesn’t want you to know about – that global temperatures are not actually rising at all. That’s why the title of his new movie is so ironic. Imagine trying to explain that this is a theory without any evidence for the last eight years.
Some people like to be entertained by scary movies. I guess that would be a good reason to see Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth.” But, please, if you want to know the truth about climate change, read the work of serious scientists like Bob Carter, not sold-out political hacks like Richard Cohen.
Important postscript about Al Gore and WorldNetDaily:
Back in the presidential election year of 2000, WND set out to give the nation a small taste of the widespread, institutionalized political corruption that spawned the career of Al Gore.
The result was a monumental 18-part series that some Tennessee observers credited with costing the vice president his home state and the electoral votes he needed to win the presidency regardless of the controversy in the state of Florida.
But it was also a costly series for this news organization.
For the last five years, WorldNetDaily has been defending itself, at great cost, against a $165 million defamation lawsuit filed by Gore’s top fund-raiser in the state, auto dealer Clark Jones.
Jones, who had raised more than $100,000 for Gore’s campaign and, sources say, frequently bragged to other Tennessee businessmen about his close links to Gore, was reportedly humiliated by Gore’s loss of his home state, which cost Gore the election.
“I don’t think it’s an accident that the No. 1 independent Internet newssite was targeted by powerful and wealthy friends of the losing presidential candidate – and that the suit pertained to an investigative series that may well have cost that candidate the Electoral College votes he needed for victory,” I said at the time. I stand by that comment today.
Understand that this lawsuit would be dropped in a flat second if Al Gore wanted it to be dropped. Understand also that WND did nothing wrong and libeled no one in the publication of this exhaustive series.
Nevertheless, as this costly lawsuit continues, our only recourse is to fight it every step of the way. If you would like to help us offset the enormous legal costs involved in the defense of this high-profile First-Amendment case, you may make a donation online to WND’s Legal Defense Fund, or by calling WND toll-free at 1-800-4WNDCOM, or by mailing a check – made payable to WorldNetDaily Legal Defense Fund – to:
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