I’m Not Making This Up, You Know


Voting for Donald Trump will cause global warming. Mother Jones says so. It has a post up titled Why a Donald Trump Victory Could Make Climate Catastrophe Inevitable.

Global geopolitics and the possible rightward lurch of many countries (including a potential deal-breaking election in the United States that could put a climate denier in the White House) spell bad news for the fate of the Earth.

Read the whole thing. It’s an interesting analysis. Wrong. But interesting.

Hillary’s Killer Rabbit?


James Taranto has a post up at WSJ titled Regression to the Meme: Mrs. Clinton Takes on a Cartoon Frog about Pepe the Frog.

Hillary Clinton’s campaign has published a parody of Vox, the liberal news site for young adults. Headline: “Donald Trump, Pepe the Frog, and White Supremacists: An Explainer.” Subheadline: “That cartoon frog is more sinister than you might realize.”

Poor Pepe! He’s just a make-believe frog, and he stands falsely accused of being “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic—you name it.”

Read the whole thing.