On his website, Dartmouth undergrad Joe Malchow splendidly sums up the “dialogue” on global warming:
— Listen, we’ve got global warming.
— So will you sign on to this protocol?
— Nah. Gutting American industry doesn’t seem like a good idea to us.
— But the world is going to end in ten years.
— So how will not opening a few new car factories help? Especially if this protocol encourages our chief competitors to open their own new factories while we’re hamstrung here?
— Because it will. Sign here, please.
— I don’t think that’s good policy.
— Listen. Why do you hate science?
— I don’t hate s—
— You’re a crazy Christian, aren’t you?