Climate Skeptics Are Like Racists; Oregon Prof's Looniness Not News Until UK Daily Mail Reports It

Tom Blumer writes at Newsbusters:

For the umpteenth time, news unfavorable or embarrassing to the left comes from the UK instead of the USA.

In this instance, it was an unbylined item in Saturday’s Daily Mail. For years, Oregon University Sociology and environmental studies professor Kari Norgaard has been spewing forth bigoted characterizations of anyone who dares not surrender to the gospel of global warming. But her bizarre outlook didn’t get meaningful notice from the press all these years until she presented her, uh, work at the annual four-day ‘Planet Under Pressure’ international conference in London. Here is some of what the Daily Mail found, and which Rush Limbaugh for all practical purposes broke in the U.S. media. I hear echoes of the former Soviet Union’s serial abuse of psychiatry just around the bend (bolds are mine throughout this post):..

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One thought on “Climate Skeptics Are Like Racists; Oregon Prof's Looniness Not News Until UK Daily Mail Reports It”

  1. Oregon has as its latest state slogan “Oregon. We Love Dreamers.” . The state spent several million to develop that one. Previously it was “Oregon. Things Look Different Here.” Those do go a long ways in explaining any questions one might have about what shows up in the news.

    There are two Oregons. The one where people like Ms Norgaard, eco-terrorists, home grown terrorists, Congressman David Wu, and so on come from. The bulk of this is geographically noted as the Willamette Valley.

    The other is where the rest of us live.

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