Dear Ann Coulter,
Hi Ann! Wait, can I call you Ann? Fuck it, doing it anyway.
Iâm writing in regards to a tweet you sent out earlier this week. In it, you put ignorance on a pedestal. Worse, you empowered a populace thatâs growing to not only ignore, but actively resent science. And with this tweet, you gave power to a group who only recently discovered their 500 minutes of free AOL were about to expire. Which is a shame, really; I was sort of hoping to show them Google.
But, I didnât come here to insult you. I mean, I did, but I need to pace myself; weâre just getting started.
Hereâs the tweet I take issue with:
I don’t believe Hurricane Harvey is God’s punishment for Houston electing a lesbian mayor. But that is more credible than “climate change.” https://t.co/K7d7mopY5Q
â Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) August 29, 2017
Not sure where to begin, to be honest.
The issue isnât conservative vs liberal; itâs about intellect over whatever it is allowing weird noises to spill oh-so-effortlessly out of that mouth of yours. Science affects each of us equally, and speaking out against it does a great disservice to us all â no matter what your political affiliation.
As famed astrophysicist â thatâs a scientist that studies space, Ann â Neil Degrasse Tyson once said:
âThe good thing about science is that itâs true whether or not you believe in it.â
Iâll never criticize people for believing in a god, nor do I care which one you believe in â or if you believe in one at all. But I have my limits. Replacing something that, by its very nature, can be proven or disproven with unwavering belief in an omnipotent being is, for me, something I just canât wrap my head around. And although Coulter isnât the one saying Houstonâs lesbian mayor is the cause â nor does she seem to believe it â the belief remains.
And thatâs the problem. When…