Assorted news media figures are hyping "climate change” in association with Hurricane Harvey.
Across their Harvey-related programming, CNN and MSNBC anchors — along with their guests from The New York Times, The Washington Post, and similar news media outlets — are also seeking to frame President Donald Trump as reckless regarding ostensibly environmental federal policies.
Watch a montage of CNN and MSNBC pushing the aforementioned narratives below.
CNN’s John Berman pushed a narrative of scientific consensus, as if science were a democratic endeavor.
Without any evidence, CNN’s John King and Juliette Kayyeem allege that hurricanes are becoming more frequent and more severe over time (presumably in a national regional context) as a result of “climate change.”
Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker and CNN suggested Democrats would politically benefit from Hurricane Harvey by hyping "climate change," enjoying tacit agreement from CNN colleague John King.
The New York Times' Yamiche Alcindor framed Trump's supporters as "working class and poor people" who would be particularly damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area, connecting the storm to "climate change."
“Climate change” is a leftist euphemism for the narrative of anthropogenic global warming; framing human activity as a significant shaper of the Earth’s climate. It is use as a pretext to increase state power power at the expense of human freedom under the guise of averting global catastrophe.
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