The Corner

Global Warming and Shrinking Manhood

Readers have asked me for an update on climate scientist Michael Mann’s threatened lawsuit against National Review for mocking his hockey stick.

I don’t really have anything new to report on that front, but I heard Rush mention this story the other day — CBS News, in an alarming story headlined “Male Genitalia Shrinking,” is reporting that global warming may be responsible for a 10 percent reduction in male private parts over the last 50 years. According to this alleged Italian study:

Air pollution has been shown to ‘negatively impact penis size’.

So no hockey stick there.

We may have to call these Italian scientists as expert witnesses.

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

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