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Lock Them Up, He Explained

Oh dear.

The Press Gazette:

Melanie Phillips, James Delingpole and Christopher Booker have been recognised for their work on climate change at Anglia Ruskin University.

A 2.2m-tall memorial features the names of these journalists, who it labels as climate change deniers. They appear, alongside three politicians, under the title: “Lest We Forget Those Who Denied”.

… An Anglia Ruskin press release described the construction – which also features the names of Nigel Lawson, Christopher Monckton and Owen Paterson – as “an ‘oil painting’ with a difference”, because “a constant stream of engine oil runs over” it.

The work, by third year fine art student Ian Wolter, won the university’s 2015 Sustainability Art Prize.

Wolter said: “With this work I envisage a time when the deliberate denial of climate change will be seen as a crime because it hinders progress towards a low carbon future.”

Those who stand in the way of the future must be jailed!

Can’t think where I’ve heard that sort of talk before. 

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