GREG GUTFELD: Climate change activists ‘win over no one’ with these stunts
The protests against climate change have clearly moved beyond a few dedicated activists and are more about the public perception, according to Greg Gutfeld. Also, he says, the climate science is settled.
(Published Sunday, March 14, 2018)
The president of the United States and his vice president of the United States are the last two people ever to be nominated to be president of the United States. They are probably the very last two people ever to be nominated to be vice president of the United States. I can’t tell you how the election of either one of them could be the difference between the party actually winning and losing in 2020.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are clearly not going to win. But in this case, let’s say you don’t think that. Do you think that the public perception of the two of them is, to put it mildly, a problem for them?
The answer is: not at all. It’s not that they don’t have the political capital required to win. And that they are too visible a pair of politicians to be taken seriously or to be in any danger of actually doing what they promised on the campaign trail. In this case, it’s actually easier to make fun of them than to be serious about them.
In the last week, there have been a number of protests against climate change from both sides of the aisle. I saw a headline today that read, “Climate change activists ‘win over no one’ with these stunts.”
What do you make of that?
GREG GUTFELD: Well, I don’t think it’s any great surprise, from either side of the aisle. What I take it is telling is this is what happens when you go on the offensive against the other side.
I mean, if you’re on the defense against the other side, you have to be on the offense, really. You can’t go on the offense and then sit there and let