Climahypocrite Schwarzenegger Plans To Sue Big Oil Or Something

What’s that old saying? “It’s better to remain silent and be thought a climahypocrite than to speak and remove all doubt”

(Politico) Arnold Schwarzenegger’s next mission: taking oil companies to court “for knowingly killing people all over the world.”

The former California governor and global environmental activist announced the move Sunday at a live recording of POLITICO’s Off Message podcast here at the SXSW festival, revealing that he’s in talks with several private law firms and preparing a public push around the effort.

“This is no different from the smoking issue. The tobacco industry knew for years and years and years and decades, that smoking would kill people, would harm people and create cancer, and were hiding that fact from the people and denied it. Then eventually they were taken to court and had to pay hundreds of millions of dollars because of that,” Schwarzenegger said. “The oil companies knew from 1959 on, they did their own study that there would be global warming happening because of fossil fuels, and on top of it that it would be risky for people’s lives, that it would kill.”

Schwarzenegger said he’s still working on a timeline for filing, but the news comes as he prepares to help host a major environmental conference in May in Vienna.

“We’re going to go after them, and we’re going to be in there like an Alabama tick. Because to me it’s absolutely irresponsible to know that your product is killing people and not have a warning label on it, like tobacco,” he said. “Every gas station on it, every car should have a warning label on it, every product that has fossil fuels should have a warning label on it.”

Uh huh

And there will be another Terminator movie with Arnold. I wonder what the carbon footprint is in making a major movie?

He argues that at the very least, this would raise awareness about fossil fuels and encourage people to look to alternative fuels and clean cars.

He added, “I don’t think there’s any difference: If you walk into a room and you know you’re going to kill someone, it’s first degree murder; I think it’s the same thing with the oil companies.”

Schwarzenegger was at SXSW for an extensive discussion of lessons he learned in his seven years as governor

Will he sue himself for first degree murder? Because you can bet he used fossil fuels to travel to Austin, Tx, where SXSW was held.

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3 Responses to “Climahypocrite Schwarzenegger Plans To Sue Big Oil Or Something”

  1. drowningpuppies says:

    Schwarzenegger was at SXSW for an extensive discussion of lessons he learned in his seven years as governor.

    What? Porking the maid maybe…

  2. JGlanton says:

    What an idiot

  3. Hoss says:

    Global warming, and when leftists decry capitalism as they make money hand-over-fist doing so. Great scams, and the leftists that Gruber counted on buy it every time.

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