Think about this for a minute. Is there any remote way to link child marriage to climate change?
According to Chelsea Clinton, yes — “of course.” And that’s just one piece of a strange puzzle she laid out during a speech for the 2017 CARE National Conference.
Glenn and his co-hosts tried to make sense of it on radio Friday.
“Seven-year-old children are closer to the asphalt, so they get hotter faster,” Glenn said jokingly. “Of course they’re interconnected.”
Enjoy the complimentary clip or read the transcript for details.
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This is a rush transcript and may contain errors.
GLENN: Listen to this and tell me how are these all inner connected?
CHELSEA: Which is to be able to kind of carry multiple concerns in both our head and our heart. And just listening kind of to the concerns around education and climate change. Women’s health.
PAT: Yeah. Yeah.
GLENN: Child imaginary.
CHELSEA: Access technology. All of those are of course inner connected.
PAT: Of course.
CHELSEA: We have to focus on each of them in their inner connectedness.
GLENN: Yes. Yes. Well, wait a minute. Child marriage and global warming.
PAT: Are inner connected in —
GLENN: It is so hot. Have you not ever heard anybody? I am so hot. I am so hot.
STU: So hot I married a toddler?
GLENN: Well, no.
STU: It is toasty out here.
GLENN: When you look at somebody who is hot, don’t you want to; right? You’re looking at somebody who is hot. Smoking hot. Children —
PAT: I don’t think that’s what they’re speaking of, however.
GLENN: 7-year-old children are closer to the asphalt, so they get hotter faster.
GLENN: It’s just a theory, but I think you see the connections there.
PAT: Oh, my gosh. They’re of course interconnected. Of course.
GLENN: Of course they’re interconnected.
PAT: That is bizarre.
STU: Access to technology?
GLENN: Global warming.
STU: Access to technology, global warming —
PAT: Let’s listen.
CHELSEA: I was listening to the concerns around education and climate change.
PAT: We have education, women’s health.
CHELSEA: Child marriage.
PAT: Access to technology.
GLENN: You’re getting an E marriage certificate.
STU: So you get —
PAT: On okay. But how does that tie into climate change again?
GLENN: Because it’s too hot to get one — You can’t get one outside toking to the city hall. You have to do it online.