Infographic: Sunday News Shows Ignored Obama’s Climate Plan But Late-Night Comics Picked Up The Slack
"Infographic: Sunday News Shows Ignored Obama’s Climate Plan But Late-Night Comics Picked Up The Slack"
You may have heard that President Obama gave a big speech last week laying out his plan to cut carbon pollution.
Sadly, you wouldn’t have heard that if you were relying on the Sunday morning news shows that supposedly recap and discuss the big stories of the week. Mirthfully, David Letterman and Jay Leno spent a combined three minutes on climate, and The Daily Show on Comedy Central beat that.
I’m reminded of the timeless words of Ella Wheeler Wilcox:
Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone.
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth
But has trouble enough of its own