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Colbert Calls Out Climate Deniers as Polar Vortex Hits North America
Last night on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert called out climate deniers Donald Trump and Fox News for mocking global warming on account of the 'polar vortex’ currently hitting North America. Colbert points out that the Fox & Friends report uses an unsourced photo to target Al Gore's 2006 book, An Inconvenient Truth, selling for $1 as a way to dismiss climate change science.
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