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Goebbel Warming

The climate crowd is very partial to Nazi analogies. Self-inducted Nobel Laureate Michael Mann (currently suing National Review and yours truly for mocking his hockey stick) likes to call his opponents “deniers.” Offset baron Al Gore talks of an ecological Kristallnacht.

Yet, when it comes to book burning, they’re happy to be the Nazis — and, like their libricidal predecessors, proud to be photographed in the act.*

Odd.

(*at least until the inevitable airbrushing. More from Ed Driscoll.)

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

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