Obama memorably mocked the Republicans’ “I’m not a scientist” climate dodge in his State of the Union address last night. Behold:
I’ve heard some folks try to dodge the evidence by saying they’re not scientists; that we don’t have enough information to act. Well, I’m not a scientist, either. But you know what — I know a lot of really good scientists at NASA, and NOAA, and at our major universities.
It seems Republicans didn’t like that one bit. In their “factcheck” (I use the term loosely) of the speech, they have crudely and choppily edited out the zinger. Witness it above at about 43:25.
Now, I’m not a scientist, but it seems like the chances of that happening by accident are pretty low.
To see Obama’s original statement on climate change, watch below (starting at about 43:27):
(Thanks to Reddit for noticing and several tweeters for bringing it to my attention.)