Crush dissent!

There is a great article on how a lonely band of isolated climate skeptics (anti-catastrophists, show-me-the-evidence types) have succeeded in largely derailing the massive warmist- catastrophist wave of propaganda. The thrust of the article is that the catastrophists could not leave alone the people who expressed any doubt whatever about man-caused global warming. The thought of dissent anywhere was intolerable, and so a bunch of otherwise unknown people were raised to prominence by their enemies.

With my acknowledgment to the New Yorker magazine, the following is apt.