Why is it that, after all the propaganda in the media, so many people believe that climate change is false? According to ultra one-percenter Tom Steyer, it is because so many people are stupid.
Steyer actually said they weren’t “super-sophisticated,” but we all know what he meant.
CNS News reports:
Billionaire hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer attempted to explain why there is still a sizable portion of Americans that do not buy in to global warming alarmism by, basically, generalizing virtually all of America as not “super sophisticated.”
Well, how can anyone doubt a hedge fund manager. They never say anything out of personal greed but are always telling the public the simple truth for their own good. Sure.
His exact quotation was as follows:
I think if you were to go around to most of the — what I would think of as super-sophisticated people who think about politics and policy more than five minutes a month — we are doing really well.
And the question in the United States of America is how are we doing with everybody else, which is the 99.5 percent of the people whose lives are very busy and complicated and pressing and they don’t have a lot of time to think about the things that don’t immediately impact themselves and their family.
Wait, I thought that we were already experiencing the ravages of climate change! Didn’t Jimmy Carter recently explain to us that we were all going to change our minds because “the evidence of the ravages of global warming is coming or is already there”? So how can it be that global warming doesn’t “immediately impact” us and our families?
Is this an admission that there is essentially no evidence of global warming?
Steyer’s sweeping generalization is not a new excuse made for why liberal ideas are not shared by a large swath of the electorate. Coming from a side of the political isle that prides itself on ending “hate” and precluding judgment on those that are not like them, many wealthy liberal activists have been quick to make harsh conclusions about any group of people with whom they disagree. This degree of hypocrisy is rarely topped, but Steyer’s strident defense of the “super sophisticated” 0.5% of America may have reached a new summit of paternalism.
Personally, I think it is not only sheer arrogance (though there is much of that). Fear explains much of what is going on. The Global warmists are seeing nations reject their message, while the sea ice and the leaves of Western Pennsylvania constantly refuse to cooperate.