Morano donned the uniform of a ship’s officer and welcomed “climate hustlers” of all kinds aboard Greenpeace’s “diesel-powered climate propaganda boat.” “Pandering politicians, green energy profiteers, power-hungry UN bureaucrats, and clueless climate activists, Greenpeace has a berth for you,” Marc said, “Welcome aboard!”
Greenpeace campaigners were none too happy to have CFACT at their boat. “You’ll have to leave and show us respect,” they said. “Respect?!” we laughed. “Last night Greenpeace occupied a German power plant,” we replied. "Greenpeace never respects anyone." Will you promise Greenpeace will be respectful to others from now on?” we inquired. This short circuited their wiring.
Greenpeace was not amused and called the police. But the climate skeptics were all finished and gone by the time any police arrived.
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