With tornadoes in the news lately, here’s a timely gem from the climate change hysteria vault.
On April 28, 1975, Newsweek ran an article entitled “The Cooling World” that blamed global cooling for “the most devastating outbreak of tornadoes ever recorded.” It’s worth quoting at length, to note the conspicuous rhetorical parallels with today’s alarmism:
“To scientists, these seemingly-disparate incidents represent the advance signs of fundamental changes in the world’s weather. The central fact is that after three-quarters…
"The Gang of Eight bill being debated in the Senate does not require any security advances before illegal immigrants are granted a decade-long 'temporary' legal status. And all that is required before those same immigrants move on to permanent legal status and citizenship is that a 'Comprehensive Southern Border Security Strategy' be 'substantially deployed and substantially operational.' What does…[more]
—Byron York, The Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent
— Byron York, The Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent