This is, of course, excellent news for conservatives:
In the best example yet of the GOP’s total disconnection from reality, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) called hearings on climate science, and the Republican Party chose as their sole “expert” witness — quack non-scientist ranting loon Lord Christopher Monckton, also known as a frequent guest on the utterly insane Alex Jones web/radio show.
Good grief. Good freaking grief.
Via CNN, he looks like a cross between a deformed Michael Caine and Marty Feldman:
I think DougJ is right about that Pale Fire hypothesis.
And you really need to watch it for a few minutes. For me, the accent pulls the entire performance together, although a seer sucker suit might have been an added touch. I felt like I was watching a Gene Wilder movie or almost half expected Christopher Guest to make a cameo.