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As the air escapes from the global warming bubble, legions of credible scientists and analysts are either expressing their disagreement with the alarmists or simply going silent, hoping that soon people will forget the false predictions and exaggerated claims they once made. But the fading social movement is also attracting new spokespersons.
Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers murdered nine people in 1969, used the 40th anniversary of his conviction to warn the world about the dangers of global warming. His logic might seem a bit incoherent, but much of it would pass as conventional wisdom on the pages of many blogs and even The New York Times.
According to Manson:
“Everyone’s God and if we don’t wake up to that there’s going to be no weather because our polar caps are melting because we’re doing bad things to the atmosphere. If we don’t change that as rapidly as I’m speaking to you now, if we don’t put the green back on the planet and put the trees back that we’ve butchered, if we don’t go to war against the problem….”
Apparently he never finished that last thought. Which, oddly, is just another way he’s similar to “mainstream” environmentalists who talk about global warming.