08 May '12, 9pm

Anti-Climate Group Compares 62% of Americans to Serial Killers, Loses $1 Million in Sponsors

Heartland Institute /Promo image Last week, the Heartland Institute—the nation's leading climate change-doubting think tank—launched an ad campaign so epically and offensively dumb that other notorious global warming skeptics wanted nothing to do with it. To promote a conference it was holding in Chicago, Heartland bought a handful of billboards throughout the city . They featured portraits of figures like Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, Charles Manson, and Fidel Castro, alongside giant lettering that read "I Still Believe in Global Warming. Do You?" The insinuation was breathtakingly stupid—if you believe in climate change, you're as radical and maniacal as a deranged killer. Heartland was immediately hit with a wave of criticism, and the group took the ads down in less than 24 hours. It feebly declared the stunt an "experiment" and issued no apology. But the damage was...

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