03 Aug '12, 9pm

Busy mocking the trees, Inhofe misses the forest fire

Busy mocking the trees, Inhofe misses the forest fire

A forest fire in Oklahoma. (Photo from Del City Fire .) Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) thinks he has our number. Inhofe is convinced that his savvy refutations of global warming have pinned the environmental movement back on its heels. That his clever, amusing digs at climate change show that he’s a winner and we’re all losers. On Wednesday, he told his peers that “the global warming movement has completely collapsed ,” surely crediting his infallible, rapier wit. Here’s an example of how Inhofe plays his game. Yesterday, ThinkProgress picked up a photo from a TV station in Oklahoma City, submitted to them by a local resident, that claimed to show streetlights melting in the heat. It was quite a picture, and it quickly made the rounds. (I myself shared the link .) Turns out it wasn’t due to hot weather, but to a Dumpster fire (which should have been obvious ). But Inhofe, the c...

Full article: http://grist.org/news/busy-mocking-the-trees-inhofe-misse...

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