Greta wants an oompa loompa now

When Veruca Salt threw a hissy fit, she at least jazzed it up with a catchy song.  No such luck with Greta Thunberg, the teenage Swedish climate activist and sometimes student.  Greta is all frowns, all crossed arms, and she's not here to play.  Having sailed by an emissions-free yacht to New York, she delivered her now-infamous sermon for the repentant Luddites at the U.N. Climate Action Summit (available here).  "How dare you?" she thundered repeatedly, while meandering through a sloppy mess of pseudo-statistics meant to convince us that she is as capable of a quick Google search as the rest of us. Veruca Salt in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (YouTube screen grab). Some doozies include: "You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words." "People are suffering.  People are dying.  Entire ecosystems are collapsing."  "We are in...(Read Full Post)
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