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Thu Dec 17, 2015, 08:11 AM


Jeb is an idiot; Climate change edition

Describing Mr. Obama’s remarks at a news conference in France, Mr.
Bush said, “He basically says, ‘Look, the discussion is over, anyone who
disagrees with my nuanced, sophisticated views is an idiot.”’
“I just disagree with that,” Mr. Bush added...

....“Obama said today the streets of Miami are flooded and fish are falling on
them,’’ Mr. Bush said. “I live there. I don’t know what he’s talking about.’’


The city of Miami Beach floods on such a predictable basis that if, out of curiosity or sheer perversity, a person wants to she can plan a visit to coincide with an inundation. Knowing the tides would be high around the time of the “super blood moon,” in late September, I arranged to meet up with Hal Wanless, the chairman of the University of Miami’s geological-sciences department. Wanless, who is seventy-three, has spent nearly half a century studying how South Florida came into being. From this, he’s concluded that much of the region may have less than half a century more to go.


Flooding has become an expensive problem for places such as Miami Beach, which flood for several days twice a year as a result of king tides. The coastal city is on track to spend around $500 million to install 80 pumps and raise roads and seawalls across the city. The Herald reported that while the city has flooded for decades during king tides, it has been getting worse.
A Hollywood resident, Robin Rorapaugh, told the Miami Herald’s Public Insight Network in October 2015 that king tides had grown in her neighborhood and that "anyone who doubts climate change should witness the sea come through the storm drains — fish were swimming in the street..."

...We also found video evidence that supported Obama’s point. A Sept. 28 TV news report featured video showing a fish swimming on Cordova Road in Fort Lauderdale.


Politifact rated Obama's statement as half true based on the fact that the fish reports were not about Miami streets proper!

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Thu Dec 17, 2015, 08:47 AM

1. I grew up there Jeb---and you are an idiot.


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Thu Dec 17, 2015, 09:08 AM

2. This is getting stale ...

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