Al Gore compares global warming skeptics with racists, apartheid supporters, and homophobes

Yes - all those bad things are now frowned upon where once they were tolerated - sort of. Gore believes that the "conversation" about global warming is heading in a similar direction. In an interview with WaPo's Ezra Klein, the foremost authority in the world on...whatever, compares "deniers" with some pretty rancid people: EK: Give me the optimistic scenario on what happens next. If all goes well, what do the next few years look like on this issue? AG: Well, I think the most important part of it is winning the conversation. I remember as a boy when the conversation on civil rights was won in the South. I remember a time when one of my friends made a racist joke and another said, hey man, we don't go for that anymore. The same thing happened on apartheid. The same thing happened on the nuclear arms race with the freeze movement. The same thing happened in an earlier era with abolition. A few months ago, I saw an article about two gay men standing in line for pizza and some...(Read Full Post)