HILARIOUS VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Nails Climate Deniers
Stephen Colbert actually started to separate his paper from his plastic last night in his first attempt at recycling. That's how bad he felt after reading the recent White House report on climate change. Imagine his relief when he heard that scientists now say that there is basically nothing we can do about glaciers melting, and sea level rising 12 feet, putting Miami, among other coastal cities under water. "If you like watching LeBron James play basketball, wait 'til you see him play water polo," Colbert quipped.
The news that glacier melt is irreversible led Colbert to announce his new mantra for dealing with climate change: "F**k it!" Also, "Just pass the problem onto my grandchildren, who should hurry up and be born." (They've got a lot of problems waiting for them!)
Colbert then celebrated the American tradition of "doing nothing" in the face of dire threats. Worried about bad schools? "Just do nothing," and eventually no one will be educated enough to know the schools are bad. Worried about the effect of big money on democracy? "Just do nothing and eventually there will be no democracy."
Too true, too true.