““How many times does a ‘prophet’ have to be wrong before he stops being a prophet?” ~ Julian Simon
By Tim Graham ~
Chalk this up as 60 Minutes hosting the worst peddler of false knowledge since Dan Rather left the set.
CBS kicked off 2023 by touting “mass extinction” blather by Paul Ehrlich, the guy who’s been peddling radical and misanthropic eco-garbage since his book The Population Bomb in 1968.
That screed began: “The battle to feed all humanity is over. In the 1970’s the world will undergo famines–hundreds of millions of people are going to starve to death in spite of any crash programs embarked upon now.”
This may qualify as the drop-dead dumbest announcement of the Sixties and should have disqualified him from the status of Expert by the end of the 1970s. But the left-wing media never tire of him. They can’t get enough of this ecological self-loathing. The human race is always a pestilence on the planet.
Pelley led off the show with Ehrlich…
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