People have their opinions. And if they choose, they can express those opinions in ways that make them look like real nut jobs.
For example, let’s look at Wheel Of Fortune host Pat Sajak’s Twitter post from Monday:
No matter where you stand on global warming , that just sounds odd. In fact, on the well-known Standard Ten Point Scale Of Oddness, with 1 being “I can verify what I said in thirty-five scientific journals” and 10 being “I’m adding a second layer to my foil hat” this statement scores a solid 8.
As you know, an 8 on this scale corresponds with “I just chugged a bottle of cough syrup”.
LET’S PLAY WHEEL OF FORTUNE!
THE CATEGORY FOR THIS ROUND IS: WHY IT DOESN’T MATTER
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The man is entitled to his opinion. And, based on my inability to equate race and the debate over global warming, I’m free to conclude that the man spends too much time in the sun.
ARE THERE ANY T’S?
YES, THERE ARE TWO T’S!
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Today, there will be all sorts of howling about what Mr. Sajak had to say.
HMMM. IS THERE A… J?
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Some will rush to defend him as a hero who dared speak the truth.
I’M GONNA GO WITH… H!
GOOD GUESS, ONE H!
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Others will wail that he is a fool and an enemy of the planet.
THIS SEEMS A GOOD TIME TO BUY A VOWEL – A!
THAT’S A GOOD BUY, THERE ARE THREE A’S!
H_’_ J _ _ T _ A T _ A J A _
Experts will discuss him around news network anchor desks.
I’M ON A ROLL! I’LL TAKE…S!
ONE S PLEASE…OH, I’M SORRY, THREE OF THEM!
H_’S J _ S T _ A T S A J A _
We’re going to waste a ton of time listening to some jibber-jabber about
what this guy thinks.
I’LL GUESS ONE MORE LETTER TO BE SURE – K?
YUP, THERE IS ONE K!
H _’ S J _ S T _ A T S A J A K
No matter how odd it is, what Pat Sajak thinks doesn’t matter because…
I’LL SOLVE THE PUZZLE.
OK, GO AHEAD.
IS IT “HE’S JUST PAT SAJAK”?
H E‘ S J U S T P A T S A J A K
…because he’s just Pat Sajak! He’s a game show host, not a scientist. Apparently he’s a game show host prone to wacky conspiracy theories, but just a game show host.
A game show host whose job was once done by Rolf Benirschke who also was not a scientist, but was once a place kicker for the San Diego Chargers.
No matter where you land on the wheel of global warming belief, why does what Sajak or Benirschke or Jolie or even I say matter?
Pass the Robitussin. Good night.
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