Rush Limbaugh says suicide is a good way to fight climate change
Rush Limbaugh responds to a New York Times climate change reporter who said that population increase is a big contributor to climate change, saying that he should just go ahead and kill himself then...to help the planet.
Fri, Oct 23 2009 at 7:55 AM
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What’s the best weapon we have against global warming? Rush Limbaugh. New York Times climate change reporter and blogger, Andrew Revkin, recently pointed out that the rapidly increasing world population is one source of rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Politico.com reports that Limbaugh’s response to him was,
"This guy from the New York Times, if he really thinks that humanity is destroying the planet, humanity is destroying the climate, that human beings in their natural existence are going to cause the extinction of life on Earth -- Andrew Revkin. Mr. Revkin, why don't you just go kill yourself and help the planet by dying?"
Wow. That’s a pretty tough pill to swallow and still keep your cool. In the words of Revkin’s colleague at the New York Times, Paul Krugman, “Always good to remember what we’re dealing with.”
Check out the quick audio clip of this story, via Media Matters.
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