Osama Bin Laden, who has overseen the deliberate killing of thousands of innocent civilians, now has the green bug. From the AP:
In the tape, broadcast in part on Al-Jazeera television, bin Laden warned of the dangers of climate change and says that the way to stop it is to bring “the wheels of the American economy” to a halt.
He blamed Western industrialized nations for hunger, desertification and floods across the globe, and called for “drastic solutions” to global warming, and “not solutions that partially reduce the effect of climate change.”
Bin Laden has mentioned climate change and global warning in past messages, but the latest tape was his first dedicated to the topic. The speech, which included almost no religious rhetoric, could be an attempt by the terror leader to give his message an appeal beyond Islamic militants.
Lovely. No doubt Rush Limbaugh will say he saw this coming all along, and Glenn Beck use this as a way to put Bin Laden and Van Jones on the same magnetic chalk board.
So what will Osama do next? For those not yet on Twitter, this is as good a reason as any. Among the suggestions:
“Bin Laden will carefully explain all the plot holes in Avatar.”
Bin Laden “cannot believe John Edwards, i mean sure he was a phony but this is just madness.”
“Osama complains he can’t get that damn Pants on the Ground song outta his head.”
If you all are game, keep it going in the comments. What cause should Osama take on next?