Nasty Sam Bee Goes After the Now-Dead David Koch: ‘Usher in the Apocalypse’

NewsBusters | 9/19/2019 | Staff
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In recent weeks, “comedian” Samantha Bee has used her TBS program Full Frontal to advocate for left-wing policy proposals from gun control to student loan forgiveness. This week, she gave a lecture on climate change. Bee spent most of her monologue trashing the Koch brothers, whom she described as “two guys” who “managed to radically damage Planet Earth.” The fact that David Koch has just passed away didn’t seem to dissuade Bee from her nastiness.

Bee looked back favorably on 1988 as “a time when pretty much everyone agreed that not only was climate change real but also that we would need to take steps to keep it from getting worse.” After playing a clip of then-Vice President George H.W. Bush talking about the importance of addressing climate change, Bee asked “how did we get from the late 80s when we were poised to tackle climate change to now, when we’re poised to do nothing until the oceans boil and polar bears roam through Florida cross-breeding with manatees?”

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Answering her own question, Bee blamed the disappearance of the consensus on climate change on “two men who are almost wholly responsible for throwing us off course,” the Koch brothers. Bee referred to the brothers as “Scary Kate and Trashley” and claimed that they “almost singlehandedly ushered in the apocalypse.” Bee proceeded to outline how “the Kochs spent the next two decades investing in any **** with a thermometer and a willingness to publicly denounce climate change.”

The TBS host spent the rest of the segment talking about how the Kochs have thrown money into killing bills aimed at increasing the regulation of carbon and worked to oust Republicans who supported the left’s climate change agenda. As the segment came to a close, Bee unveiled her description of the Koch brothers as “two guys”...
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