[See NewsBusters for more.] All three networks on Wednesday featured Barack Obama to attack climate "deniers" and lament how global warming has personally "impacted" his family. NBC, ABC and CBS offered almost no skepticism. Typical was Today medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar. She wondered, "What do you say to the people who deny that climate change is real and that it's impacting our health?" After Obama insisted that the number of "deniers" is going down, Azar simply agreed, "yeah, it's true." On ABC's Good Morning America, Dr. Richard Besser asked in a concerned tone: "Do you worry that the environment, the climate has impacted on your own daughter?" The President implied global warming may have been connected to Malia Obama's asthma.
Nets Feature Obama to Explain How Climate Change 'Impacted' His Daughter