As the Northeast digs and melts its way out from feet of snow, now seems like a fine time to look at the lamest most shopworn work done by editorial cartoonists during the recent blizzard.
Luckily, the minimalist “If Global Warming Is Real Then Why Is It Cold?” blog has all the Al Gore and snowglobe cartoons you’ll ever need. It’s stunning to see how many folks sketched the obvious (and obviously false) crack that some heavy snow somehow disproves anthropogenic climate change. (In fact, the opposite might be true.)Clint Hendler is the managing editor of Mother Jones, and a former deputy editor of CJR.