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I heard Rick Scott banned the term 'climate change.' I doubted it until I saw this hilarious video.

Have you ever tried to talk about something without saying the word? It's pretty hard, right?

I heard Rick Scott banned the term 'climate change.' I doubted it until I saw this hilarious video.
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Can't watch it right now? Here you go:


There have been rumors that Rick Scott, Florida's governor, has issued an unofficial-but-seriously-you-guys-I-mean-it edict to all of his Department of Environmental Protection employees to stop saying "climate change."

I'm trying to imagine how the logic went that made this seem like a good idea. "All these people want to do something about climate change, and I'm not even convinced it's real. Wait. I'm the governor of this state. I'M THE BOSS OF THEM! I can make people not say it if I want!"

And if nobody's saying it, it must not exist, right?

Scarier still, one employee didn't follow orders and was punished with a suspension from work and told not to return until after a mental health evaluation.

What industries make billions off of stuff that causes climate change? Which of those industries also fund Rick Scott?

"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." β€” Voltaire

When the COVID-19 pandemic socially distanced the world and pushed off the 2020 Olympics, we knew the games weren't going to be the same. The fact that they're even happening this year is a miracle, but without spectators and the usual hustle and bustle surrounding the events, it definitely feels different.

But it's not just the games themselves that have changed. The coverage of the Olympics has changed as well, including the unexpected addition of un-expert, uncensored commentary from comedian Kevin Hart and rapper Snoop Dogg on NBC's Peacock.

In the topsy-turvy world we're currently living in, it's both a refreshing and hilarious addition to the Olympic lineup.

Just watch this clip of them narrating an equestrian event. (Language warning if you've got kiddos nearby. The first video is bleeped, but the others aren't.)

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