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Fake Nobel Laureate to Give Speech

I see Dr Michael Mann, currently suing me and National Review for “defamation”, is still passing himself off as a Nobel Laureate, despite having been told by both the Nobel Institute and the International Panel for Climate Change to cut it out.

Angelo State University is now correcting its pre-speech publicity – and good for them. But as I wrote here recently:

It is an interesting legal question whether a man who fraudently claims to be a Nobel laureate in a legal filing can, in any sense, be defamed.

*And on an unprecedented and industrial scale.

Mark Steyn is an international bestselling author, a Top 41 recording artist, and a leading Canadian human-rights activist.

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