The Weather Channel Gets Emotional

Tired of tuning into The Weather Channel and getting nothing but temperature forecasts, rain totals and color-coded maps? Worry not cable junkies – TWC is making a bold foray, away from such quotidian programming into the exciting world of climate change panic and pandemonium:

The Weather Channel is now engaged in a con job on the American people, attempting to scare the public that their actions are destroying the planet by creating a global warming crisis.

The move away from scientific forecasting of the weather to sensationalized leftist political advocacy is in part due to the influence of Wonya Lucas, executive vice president and general manager of The Weather Channel Networks.


Media Village reported that the move by The Weather Channel “is intended to establish a broader perspective on the weather category and, says Lucas, to move the brand from functional to emotional.”

Emotional weather forecasting?

Exactly – these days it’s not so much about how the climate actually functions, but what programming executives at the network feel about what might happen to the climate at some point in the future. After all, isn’t that really more important that those boring old facts like which city had which high temperature or where it’s going to snow tomorrow?

WorldNetDaily column link courtesy of Joe Wierzbicki.