A Desperate Attempt to Counter the Inconvenient Truth

Tue, 2006-05-23 13:29Sarah Pullman
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A Desperate Attempt to Counter the Inconvenient Truth

Check out another great piece of PR pollution uncovered by the folks over at Think Progress.

This one includes a video clip of Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, which has received over $390,000 from ExxonMobil since 1998. He's talking about An Inconvenient Truth and trying to persuade people that going to see it is akin to watching a piece of Nazi propaganda to learn about Nazi Germany.

They're scared, the people who pay these guys. And they should be. Almost 100,000 Americans have pledged already to go see the film, and it's set to take off like a rocket…