by Thomas Lifson, American Thinker
Failing to convince the public that global warming, is and urgent cause for concern, hysterical fear-mongers are turning to the armory of tyrants, and demanding punishment for those they call “deniers,” consciously inking Holocaust denial. The recent rebranding of their cause as “climate change creates a certain awkwardness, as nobody denies that climate has and always will change. Glaciers, after all, covered a good part of the northern tier of the United States, carving out the Great Lakes, for example.
Nonetheless, the hysterics demand that “climate change deniers” be punished, even killed, and the call extends to from the spittle-slecked fanatics to the usually sober New York Times (see below). Christopher Monckton, The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, has compiled a valuable list of those calling for the abrogation of free speech and punishment of dissidents, he writes: