Recently a philosophy professor called for having climate change “deniers” jailed. Now it’s a writer at Gawker saying those who speak out against their junk science should be arrested.
Apparently unembarrassed by this open embrace of fascism, Adam Weinstein has taken to Gawker.com to double down on fascist authoritarianism. In “Arrest Climate Change Deniers,” Weinstein has such gems as:
We have laws on the books to punish anyone whose lies contribute to people’s deaths. It’s time to punish the climate-change liars. . .
Those denialists should face jail. They should face fines. They should face lawsuits from the classes of people whose lives and livelihoods are most threatened by denialist tactics. . . Those people are criminally negligent.
The article is tagged as a “rant,” and is about the only accurate term associated with the piece. (Read More)
Being a progressive must be so tiring, I know listening to them is tiring. Good grief.