New York Times ‘slammed’ with cancellations as punishment for climate change heresy

As Twitchy reported, progressives were triggered whenBret Stephens, the new conservative columnist for the New York Times, published as his first piece a column about climate change. “Go eat dog dicks” was the considered response of Rolling Stone’sJesse Berney.

Keep in mind that Stephens didn’t disputethat climate change is real and man-made; his crime was to caution against “claiming total certainty about the science,” which isn’t scientific at all:

None of this is to deny climate change or the possible severity of its consequences. But ordinary citizens also have a right to be skeptical of an overweening scientism. They know as all environmentalists should that history is littered with the human wreckage of scientific errors married to political power.

Whoa, that’s some serious climate change denial right there! But there has to be room for some skepticism, right?

That sure sounds like heresy to us, and apparently it did to a lot of subscribers as well. Last we’d heard, Stephens hadn’t been burned at the stake, but subscribers were burning up the phone lines at the Times rushing to cancel.

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