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Whole Foods CEO: "Climate change is not necessarily bad. We will be able to successfully adapt." To what, death & destruction?

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John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods, just keeps digging himself into a deeper hole. As you can see in The Ed Show segment above, he recently accused President Obama of being a "socialist" or a "fascist," or an evil French gay Kenyan Marxist commie (I made up that last part).

Now he's proving himself to be even more ignorant than we thought, if that's even possible. He actually told Mother Jones that "climate change is perfectly natural and not necessarily bad." Seriously.

I guess he didn't read this: Yet another report confirms man-made climate change, and it’s not pretty:

[T]he cost of unchecked global warming could pass the combined cost of both world wars and the Depression. To understand how such a thing might happen, consider the costs of this year’s drought and Superstorm Sandy: $100 billion price tags start to add up (and of course the biggest price was born by poor consumers around the world, many of whom saw the price of their daily bread rise painfully out of reach).

Or this, via Think Progress:

The National Climate Assessment lays out how “Climate change is already affecting the American people.” It states, “Certain types of weather events have become more frequent and/or intense including heat waves, heavy downpours and in some regions floods and drought. Sea level is rising, oceans are becoming more acidic, and glaciers and Arctic sea ice are melting.” ... One report estimates as many as 100 million people could die from climate change consequences by 2030.

Via The Guardian, presenting the Dim Bulb o' the Day:

Mother Jones: You are known to be a bit of a climate-change skeptic. In your book you write that "some scientists estimate that the United States now absorbs as much carbon emissions as it emits." Your source is a paper by the American Enterprise Institute, which has received funding from the Koch brothers and ExxonMobil. Do you really consider AEI a credible source?

John Mackey: Contrary to what has been written about me I am not a "climate-change skeptic."... [C]limate change is perfectly natural and not necessarily bad. In general, most of humanity tends to flourish more when global temperatures are in a warming trend and I believe we will be able to successfully adapt to gradually rising temperatures. What I am opposed to is trying to stop virtually all economic progress because of the fear of climate change. I would hate to see billions of people condemned to remain in poverty because of climate-change fears.

Yeah, death and destruction are much more preferable.

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VIDEO: Sarah Palin calls Herman Cain "Herb"... repeatedly

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Gretchen Van Susteren has once again lost her senses and decided to interview Sasha Palin. See what I did there?

Yesterday Rick Perry did his best Palin impression, so apparently Palin was concerned about being out-dumbed and felt obligated to try to regain her Idiot Crown.

Previously, Donald Trump called Rick Perry "Jim", and apparently Palin thought that was so cool and rogue-y and mavericky that she had to follow suit with blurting out "Herb" a few times.

Which, of course, leads to the inevitable:

FYI (H/t: Keith Olbermann for reminding me about this Herb Caen):

Herbert Eugene Caen (April 3, 1916 – February 1, 1997) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist working in San Francisco.

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VIDEO: Donald Trump calls Rick Perry 'Jim'

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What an idiot. The End.

(Via The Hill)

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VIDEO: CNN Anchor’s Deadpan Reaction To Sarah Palin’s Version Of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride

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I have no words... none:

H/t: @Dusty_17

Note from Paddy-

I do believe Ms Palin and Ms Bachmann were the test subjects for Rev Huckabee's "Dave Barton's History of Yesterday" videos. They done learned well.

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