The Onion is really good at writing stories that are patently absurd yet sadly close to real life. Such is the case for this piece about Climatologists "Exhibiting Strange Behavior". The sub is "For some reason, climatologists have been running around in an agitated state, waving their little arms and squawking about 'global warming.' "

Nation's Climatologists Exhibiting Strange Behavior (Season 1: Ep 5 on IFC)

That pretty much sums up how a lot of the mainstream press and all of the rightwing press (Fox News, Glenn Beck, Limbaugh & Co.) handle the predictions of climate scientists.

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