Friday, May 28, 2010
A Prediction from Joe Romm
Guernica: How is history going to judge the people you call the disinformers—people like James Inhofe, Michael Crichton, and George W. Bush?Yeah, those three guys are all pretty old and probably won't be around by the time things get bad enough for people to dispense with the niceties of "very harshly" and go straight for the good old hanging-by-the-heels thing.
Joseph Romm: Very harshly. They will be seen in the category of Neville Chamberlain or people who were shills for the tobacco industry. And future generations won’t understand it. They won’t understand how people could be actively shouting “No fire!” in a burning theater and attacking the credibility of the fire department.