When one thinks of Rush Limbaugh's archives, one envisions stacks
upon stacks of conservative periodicals such as National Review, The
Weekly Standard, etc. Turns out,
the boisterous broadcaster also keeps old copies of the New Scientist on
hand. The weekly magazine, which routinely defends the science behind
global warming, is an odd match for the outspoken climate change
skeptic. Of course, it happened to serve his agenda on the day the media
caught wind of Al Gore's
separation from his wife:
We went back to our archives... I
remembered this from our archives, December 3, 2007 (New Scientist.com):
A rising tide of divorce is taking a huge toll on the planet warns a
ground-breaking analysis of the environmental impact of divorce. The
environmental cost of a marriage splitting occurs because couples and
their families move into separate properties after divorce, meaning they
collectively occupy more space. That means they burn more energy and
consume more water than they did as a family unit.
was a tortured lead-in to the punchline "Hey! Gore's separation is
polluting the environment! Not so green anymore, are you Al? Ho!" But we
digress. Maybe Limbaugh fell in love with the New Scientist after its controversial 2009 Darwin Was Wrong
issue. That issue at least seemed more up Limbaugh's alley.
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