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Turning a Bandwagon Into a Jihad

Arab News has now jumped on the global warming bandwagon:

If public opinion decides that Hurricane Katrina and global warming are linked, then the disaster that has unfolded along the Gulf of Mexico will not be such a disaster after all.

Well, indeed. Floods, riots and thousands dead are a small price to pay to ensure America’s involvement in emissions trading schemes, aren’t they?

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