Daily Show, you’ve done it again: Last night’s episode shed light on a growing controversy surrounding wind energy in Florida. You may be unaware, but a wind turbine project faces opposition from a group of “tree-hugging hippie conservationists” called the United Waterfowlers Association, aka hunters, who are upset because the turbines could kill birds … before their shotguns get the chance. Watch the video below to learn how the “hunters became the hunted” (obligatory screencaps of NES Duck Hunt included).
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