Patrick Michaels explains why “The Day After Tomorrow” should be called “The Climate Disaster Movie Without Factual Basis” in today’s Washington Post. Apparently the implausibility of the climatic disaster pictured in the movie has not stopped Al Gore and MoveOn.org from promoting the film, nor has it prevented The Guardian from claiming movie-inspired fears of global warming could swing the election to John Kerry.
Update:Some readers have noted that the NYT story linked above does not explicitly say that Al Gore was promoting “The Day After Tomorrow.” It does, however, note that his comments were delivered during a press conference call sponsored by MoveOn.org, and the MoveOn site is clearly promoting the film. But, in case there is any doubt, this AP story makes it clear the former Vice President is promoting the film. […]