Chicken-Fried News: ‘Catch this’

All this wintry precipitation is making one Republican senator a bit hot under the collar.

Last week, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, chucked a snowball at his colleagues from the floor, CNN reported.

He was trying to prove a point.

Sorta like, you know, bringing in a bag full of hot, delicious $2 tacos and feeding the entire office just to prove that global food insecurity doesn’t exist.


“Catch this,” said the Environment and Public Works Committee chairman just before hurling the well-formed lump. “In case we had forgotten, because we keep hearing that 2014 has been the warmest year on record, I ask the chair, You know what this is? It’s a snowball just from outside here. So it’s very, very cold out. Very unseasonal.”

Rhode Island Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse replied, “You can believe every single major American scientific society or you can believe the senator with the snowball.”

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