GOP Sen. Compares Global Warming Believers to Nazis
Posted on Jul 24, 2006
Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), who chairs the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said he is reminded of the Third Reich when he observes the tactics of people like Al Gore in their attempts to raise awareness about global warming.
Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) is the nation?s most prominent global warming denier. He famously declared that global warming is ?the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.? Now, he?s taken the argument a step further. In an interview with Tulsa World, Inhofe compared people who believed global warming was a problem to Nazis:
In an interview, he heaped criticism on what he saw as the strategy used by those on the other side of the debate and offered a historical comparison.
?It kind of reminds . . . I could use the Third Reich, the big lie,? Inhofe said.