Republican Senator James Inhofe might be one of the most famous and most outspoken opponents of science in the United States and, sadly, that’s a reputation that he’s proud to have.
When snowstorms descended upon Washington, D.C., Inhofe used a snowball thrown onto the floor of the Senate as incontrovertible proof that global warming was a hoax. After all, if the planet is heating up, how can snow still exist?
As wacky as the snowball incident was, that episode looks tame in comparison to his latest tirade about global warming.
Inhofe, who serves as the Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, recently told conservative radio host Eric Metaxas that schools were “brainwashing” children about climate change.
Right Wing Watch has the full audio available (listen below), but here is the line that shows Inhofe's extreme views: