Saturday, December 16, 2006

Are Weathermen Screened for Their Stupidity?

Posted by olvlzl.

hat did I tell you? I knew Echidne’s post about dislikes would be a roaring success, 77 comments by the counter.

In a shameless attempt to fan the flames of discontent and mostly because I’m already smoldering over it, what the hell is wrong with TV and radio weathermen?

“It’s another GREAT!! day of fabulous record breaking high temperatures!”. And this on public radio.

The idiocy of this and similar lines are, at worst, part of the corporate-oilgarches brainwashing of the American pubic to not do anything to limit greenhouse gasses or they are more evidence that being addled is a requirement to work in the American “news” media. Is it a requirement for weathermen that they have the intelligence of James Inhofe or just the dishonesty of his star witnesses?