Donald J. Trump

Real catastrophy

Every death is a horror, but if you look at a real catastrophe like Katrina, and you look at the tremendous hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people that died and you look at what happened here with, really, a storm that was just totally overpowering.

– President Donald J. Trump, October 3, 2017, telling Puerto Ricans that their hurricane wasn’t a real catastrophe

Rush Limbaugh

Hurricanes and Al Gore! All fake.

The reason that I am leery of forecasts this far out, folks, is because I see how the system works. Now, I don’t mean this to be a personal attack on anybody, but the one thing that’s undeniable throughout our culture is that everything has been politicized. And in that sense, much of our public information system, including from the government, from the drive-by media, has been corrupted. It has been corrupted by the individual biases and whatever present bigotry of the people who hold these positions. You can see it in the way the deep state deals with Trump. You can see it with the way the intelligence community and the Washington establishment deal with Trump.

So, in the case of a hurricane, what happens? Well, there are many levels here. When a hurricane pops up — and we can’t forget Hurricane Harvey because Hurricane Harvey and the TV pictures that accompany that go a long way to helping further and create the panic.

Now, in the official meteorological circles, you have an abundance of people who believe that man-made climate change is real, and they believe that Al Gore is correct when he has written, and he couldn’t be more wrong, that climate change is creating more hurricanes and stronger hurricanes. And, of course, when Harvey hit, it was the first hurricane that had hit in 12 years. There haven’t been more hurricanes and they’re no more dangerous than any others in previous years.

But it doesn’t matter because the bias is built in. So there is a desire to advance this climate change agenda, and hurricanes are one of the fastest and best ways to do it. You can accomplish a lot just by creating fear and panic. You don’t even need a hurricane to hit anywhere.

– Right-wing Pundit Rush Limbaugh, September 5, 2017, shortly before evacuating

Alex Jones

On geoengineering

They’re trying to blame us, saying it’s happening, individuals, but then claiming the elite are doing nothing. Meanwhile, though, right on time with these superstorms, we have the new film Geoengineering [Geostorm] (sic) 2017, coming soon on October 20. Oh, just a little bit more than a month or so after Irma is set to hit. Isn’t that just perfect timing? Like all these race war films they’ve been putting out.

– Republican Pundit Alex Jones, September 6, 2017

Tucker Carlson

Tucker’s Deduction

Capri Cafaro: Part of it is the rub is that Bill Nye is actually an engineer; he’s not really a science guy. But apparently the folks that are organizing this march got in a little bit of a kerfuffle because they were very concerned that they were projecting this image of stereotypes that only scientists — the only scientists that are out there are white guys. So what did they do? They decided that they were going to bring in two other women of color to flank the non-science Bill science (sic) the Science Guy.

Tucker Carlson: So what they’re really saying is, they hate white men more than they hate global warming.

– Fox News pundit Tucker Carlson, April 3, 2017, discussing a women’s march for science