JEFF PEARLMAN

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Jennifer Lawrence and hurricanes

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So earlier today Jennifer Lawrence, the Academy Award-winning actress, suggested in an interview that there was a relation between the massive hurricanes of late and Donald Trump’s presidency. Actually, that’s not really what she said. ‘You know,” she told a reporter, “you’re watching these hurricanes now, and it’s really hard especially while promoting this movie, not to feel mother nature’s rage and wrath.”

Anyhow, this set off Trump’s army of lemming backers, who exist on Twitter with their little frog and American flag icons strictly to protect their grand leader.

They will protest Jennifer Lawrence’s films!

They will bash her on social media!

They will stand up to the Hollywood elite!

They will …

Eh, yeah.

So here’s the thing: If you read the coverage of this, it’s all (on the right) about Lawrence connecting the hurricanes to Trump. When you see the clip, however, what she’s clearly saying is that our refusal to address climate change (including the election of a science denier) is resulting in the wrath of weather. Which is 100-percent true.

But these fools and idiots—their master says climate change doesn’t exist, and therefore it doesn’t exist. Even as the waters rise, even as the glaciers melt, even as our population rises and our food sources dwindle, even as drought attacks the planet.

It doesn’t exist.

Master tells us so.