Sadly (and comically), Stephen Colbert’s sarcastic conservative pundit persona is often grounded firmly in reality.
His rants on climate change are particularly spot on. While going on another diatribe this week about our changing climate (this time by admitting it’s happening), Colbert pinpointed the reason why many Americans are still skeptical of the science in spite of the mounting evidence: “
has not hit bottom yet.” America
Here’s the video:
Speaking of not knowing what to do — global warming. I know global warming is real folks…. And the evidence for global warming is mounting….
In the face of all this mounting evidence,
has stood with one voice and boldly proclaimed: ‘Eh.’ America
Indeed, the gap between our understanding of the problem and our willingness to act is widening. Sometimes it takes a good comedian to point out how bad the situation is.