A response to a TruthDig opinion piece entitled “The Media Did Not Create the Trump Phenomenon”

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http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_media_did_not_create_the_trump_phenomenon_20160329#14593282189891&action=collapse_widget&id=0&data=I am going to take this one point at a time.>WASHINGTON—One of the more absurd things being said about the Donald Trump phenomenon is that the media created it. For the record, we didn’t.”<This is the thesis. Fair enough. Now… Continue Reading

COP21 Optimism Has Turned Me into a Skeptic

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Don’t get me wrong here. I still believe in global warming. Better said, I still believe in the overwhelming consensus among climate scientists that there is such a thing as global warming, and that human beings are the cause of… Continue Reading