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|US thinktank launches poster campaign comparing Unabomber and Osama Bin Laden to those concerned about global warming - It really is hard to know where to begin with this one. But let's start with: "What on earth were they thinking?" The Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based rightwing thinktank notorious for promoting climate scepticism, has launched quite possibly one of the most ill-judged poster campaigns in the history of ill-judged poster campaigns. I'll let its own press release for its upcoming conference explain, as there's simply no need to finesse it further:
Billboards in Chicago paid for by The Heartland Institute point out that some of the world's most notorious criminals say they "still believe in global warming" -- and ask viewers if they do, too"The billboard series features Ted Kaczynski, the infamous Unabomber; Charles Manson, a mass murderer; and Fidel Castro...
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