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Hypocrisy Alert: The Left Makes Magic Carbon Footprints That Don't Count

Have you taken an airplane trip this year? If so, you've already harmed the environment in the single, largest way possible. Unless, of course, you flew to the March for Science in Washington, D.C. in honor of Earth Day.

"Theirs is this magic carbon. As long as your heart's in the right place, it doesn't count. It's negated because you mean well," Doc Thompson said Thursday, filling in for Glenn on radio.

Doc and his producer Kris Kruz attended the event this past April --- for purely scientific reasons, of course --- and asked attendees about their mode of transportation. Person after person either flew or drove across multiple states to take a stand for the environment.

"You're telling us how horrible things are, but you're willing to fly in. And by the way, just you being there creates more carbon," Doc said.

Enjoy the complimentary clip or read the transcript for details.

BRAD: I mean, it's good not to pollute, it's good to not litter. I don't think anybody likes polluted lakes or streams, but they've just taken it to extreme.

KRIS: What about the climate change march a couple of months ago.

DOC: Yeah, it was on Earth Day, and we had some fun with that.

KRIS: Not only did we have fun, but we saw Bill Nye the science guy, we passed him. I didn't even recognize him until he got on stage. But the way he was received, it was like Lady Gaga just walked in.

DOC: He was a Beatle there. I'm not kidding. He was a rock star. It was incredible. I mean, I knew that some people liked him and probably supported him. It was an, oh, my god. They were throwing their panties on stage. I mean, seriously.

BRAD: That's just disturbing.

DOC: I'm just assuming. With the frenzy, I'm sure somebody did. Maybe a couple of little old ladies up there.

KRIS: Instead of questions, all they were giving us were bullet points. The same on TV. For example, how can we tax the carbon? Well, we can tax it. Yeah, but how can you tax it? How can you make companies pay for it? Oh, there's something working. No.

DOC: And ultimately how does that help the environment, and they wouldn't -- the best is I did a Facebook live that morning as we were walking down the long line of people trying to get into the area where the speechifying would be going on. And this, again, is that science march going on around Earth Day in Washington, D.C. And I'm just going down the line and they didn't know where I'm from. And I'm, like, hey, where are you from? And I was, like, are you guys flying? No, we drove this in. Hey, where are you from? We flew in yesterday. And person after person after person. And I'm like...

BRAD: They didn't getting it.

DOC: You're not getting it. Just you being there created more carbon.

KRIS: But they're there standing for the environment. That's all that matters. All of that carbon footprint.

DOC: Doesn't matter.

KRIS: It gets deleted as long as they stand for the climate.

DOC: Theirs is this magic climate. As long as your heart's in the right place, it doesn't count. It's negated because you mean well.

BRAD: The Leonardo DiCaprio movie before the flood that was out last year, I watched of that. Interesting movie.

DOC: You're the one.

BRAD: I recommend you watch it. But they suggested taking a carbon test, a carbon credit test, whatever it was. And as soon as you start, did you take any airline trips last year? Yes. That's when your carbon footprint.

DOC: It's one of the worst things.

BRAD: Yeah, it goes way -- I am, through the roof.

DOC: Go to some of the airline websites. A lot of them have a place where you can offset your carbon credit -- or your carbon creation. You can pay a little bit more money. Some of them have already factored into your tickets if you look closely. Go to their website. You have to dig for it. But it's out there because they want to get the promotion from the greenies. They want them to go, look, that airline cares about me and the environment. But they don't want to, like, lead with it for people like me that are, like, wait a minute. You charged me an extra $14 for this stuff or whatever?

KRIS: $14 is for the environment.

DOC: Right. That would be their argument. It's crazy it's out there.

BRAD: I wonder why there would be an airline greenie airways just to see how well it does. Fly greenie airways, and we offset all of your carbon footprint.

DOC: The pilots are pedaling? Like the Flintstones in the back of a plane.

BRAD: I bet you there wouldn't be full flights.

DOC: Yeah, you have to make it rough on them too. You're not going to need luxury because we have to

scale back to keep it as light as possible.

BRAD: Not turning the air conditioning on the plane. It's going to be a little warm while flying. Get used to it.

DOC: Open the windows. You'll be fine. Don't worry about it.

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What we saw yesterday in Uvalde, Texas, is more dark horrific evidence of the only replacement theory that ultimately matters because it affects everything. We’ve replaced God in society. Glenn argues it’s why gun control is ultimately useless — even though he completely understands our human impulse to DO something. While our culture has replaced God for rot, the Biden White House and Democrats are also working overtime to replace key elements of American political, legal, economic, and cultural life.

BlazeTV host Mark Levin of “LevinTV” tells Glenn why Media Matters' latest hit job on him over his Uvalde coverage is pathetic. “Stop pushing God out of the public square” is not a radical concept to help prevent evil from taking hold in our schools. He also takes on the Democrats’ attempts to destroy the Supreme Court, voting rights, and the separation of powers.

BlazeTV host Allie Beth Stuckey of “Relatable” tells Glenn why she believes the Uvalde shooting reveals how we are failing young men in this country and what we must do to stop the replacement theory that threatens to keep an entire generation from becoming a benefit to society.

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