NBC's Guthrie, Tom Hanks Hype Overpopulation: 'The Math Does Add Up'

Matthew Balan | October 24, 2016
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[More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.]

On the 24 October 2016 edition of Today, NBC's Savannah Guthrie and Tom Hanks boosted the supposed crisis of overpopulation, which is part of the plot of the actor's new movie, Inferno. Guthrie touted "Malthusian theory" during the interview. Hanks revealed that a former professor of his introduced him to "the concept that eventually, the world will have too many people in it in order to subsist on its own." He noted the movie addresses the "quantum physics of overpopulation," and contended that "actually, the math does add up."

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