In what will go down as one of the weirdest weather events ever caught on film, residents of Guadalajara, Mexico, awoke Sunday to 5 feet of hail and slush.
Video captured the truly jaw-dropping sight of 18-wheelers plowing through frigid slush as high as their doors.
The Washington Post carried pictures of the bizarre event, calling it a “freak summer hailstorm.”
While children across the city doubtless delighted in the unexpected spectacle, environmental alarmists quickly decried it as proof of global warming.
(The term “global warming” was revised to “climate change” some time ago and to “extreme weather“more recently by those advocating for political action to counter what they argue is extreme warming of the atmosphere created by man.)
According to The Post, Jalisco Gov. Enrique Alfaro was quick to attribute the frigid precipitation to global warming, saying, “I’ve never seen such scenes in Guadalajara. …Then we ask ourselves if climate change is real. These are never-before-seen natural phenomenons,” he said. “It’s incredible.”
— AFP news agency (@AFP) June 30, 2019
Increasingly, the establishment media have drawn attention to nearly any sort of unexpected weather and attributed it to man-made warming of the planet.
Hurricanes have long been blamed on global warming, yet the data do not bear out that conclusion.
More recently talking heads blamed tornadoes on global warming, despite there being little evidence to support the claim.
And perhaps most incredibly, wildfires started by power lines have been blamed on global warming.
In that last example, however, it’s rarely mentioned that one reason those fires were so devastating is that environmentalists made reducing underbrush more difficult, which in turn provided massive amounts of fuel for the blazes.
As Guadalajarans dig out and the summer heat begins to melt off the remaining hail, the establishment media’s drumbeat of “global warming,” “climate change” and “extreme weather” will continue, despite the fact that it’s essentially blaming a massive blanket of frozen precipitation on temperatures being higher.
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