On Monday, ThinkProgress noted that in 2006, NASA administrator Michael Griffin “quietly altered” the agency’s mission statement to remove any justification for fighting global warming. Last night, Stephen Colbert covered the topic and suggested that other federal agencies also make their mission statements more vague: “Come on, Environmental Protection Agency! You’ve got to make it more vague. Oh, and try losing ‘Environmental’ and ‘Protection.'” Watch it:
UPDATE: Michael Griffin has issued a lame apology for his comments.