Climate denier unmasked: Tory peer calls Jewish climate activists “Hitler Youth”

Tory peer in attack on Jewish climate change activists; calls them “Hitler Youth”

Leading climate sceptic Lord Monckton has launched a venom-dripped tirade against young climate change activists, comparing them to Hitler Youth.

Eyes bulging, face contorted and jabbing threateningly, the former adviser to Margaret Thatcher tells Jewish activist Ben Wessel:

“No, no. I’m not going to shake the hand of Hitler Youth.”

To which Ben replied:

“Sir, as a Jew I’m not really sure how I should take that.”

Monckton:

“I’ll tell you how you should take it. You should take it.”

Ben:

“My grandparents escaped the Nazis growing up in Germany.”

Watch the confrontation in full:

Make up your own minds whose side you’d rather be on.

Hat-tip: Josh Dorner of the Sierra Club

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26 Responses to “Climate denier unmasked: Tory peer calls Jewish climate activists “Hitler Youth””

  1. Jack Storry

    Just as a small point of accuracy he actually says “I’ll tell you how you should take it. You should take it as it is meant” rather than “You should take it.”

    Doesn’t make the comments any more acceptable but just for the benefit of being accurate.

  2. Alex Ross

    “Make up your own minds whose side you’d rather be on.” It’s not about taking sides based on how proponents of various points of view conduct themselves, it’s about supporting the truth.

  3. irene rukerebuka

    RT @leftfootfwd: Climate denier unmasked: Tory peer calls Jewish climate activists “Hitler Youth”: http://is.gd/5jQAX

  4. Doug Johnston

    RT @antonvowl: Wonder if this'll get as much attention as Ken Livingstone? http://bit.ly/8TL19c

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