Conservatives have known that former VP Al Gore is out of touch with reality for years, but this week, now liberals know it, too, after Gore seemed not to know the name the world’s newest most famous globalony priestess, and instead called her “Greta Thunberry.”
Gore was taking a victory lap around the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, when he was called on to talk about our stern little climate scold, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg. But when he went to praise the high school truant, he didn’t seem to know her actual name.
“When morally-based, social revolutions gain the momentum necessary when the young generation takes on the cost,” the former vice president said from the stage. “Greta Thunberry, and she is quick to deflect to all of the others who have followed her lead and joined her in leading — this is a global phenomenon.”
You mean the chief global warming high priest didn’t know the name of the movement’s newest star?
For shame, Al, for shame.
Gore soldiered on, though, celebrating Greta, and tweeting a photo of the two meeting in Davos.
“Great to see @GretaThunberg at #WEF20 today,” he said. “Once again, I was struck by her potent and sobering call to action. Nobody speaks truth to power as she does: ‘Our house is still on fire. Your inaction is fueling the flames by the hour,'” he tweeted.
Great to see @GretaThunberg at #WEF20 today. Once again, I was struck by her potent and sobering call to action. Nobody speaks truth to power as she does: “Our house is still on fire. Your inaction is fueling the flames by the hour.” https://t.co/tbd7mh1P4Y pic.twitter.com/UzbdkMlvJr
— Al Gore (@algore) January 22, 2020
Naturally this poor, abused child went off on the world once again during her comments at Davos.
The climate scold went on the attack accusing world leaders of “cheating and fiddling around with numbers” while the world burned up in her mythical climate change. “My generation will not give up without a fight,” she insisted.
I bet she’s wrong about that. Once her “generation” grows up and gets a job, their ideas about mythical climate change will go the way of their other childhood fantasies.
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