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Ben Shapiro Dragged For Mocking Climate Change Report: ‘Destroying Your Child’s Future to Own the Libs’

Fresh off defending the life of Baby Hitler earlier this month, conservative pundit Ben Shapiro unleashed a similarly outrageous take on Twitter today by mocking an NBC News climate report on rising sea levels flooding major coastal cities in 50 years for supposedly being alarmist.

“EVERYBODY PANIC oh wait,” Shapiro joked in response to an article that warned a breaking Antarctic glacier “could trigger a catastrophic rise in global sea levels, flooding coastal cities around the world.”

Shapiro, who was infamously dubbed the “cool kid’s philosopher” by the New York Times for his purported intellectual insights, followed up his tweet by clarifying that he was mocking the urgent tone of the story relative to the 50-100 years timeline, and not concerns about climate change itself.

“The point here isn’t that we shouldn’t worry about climate change,” he tweeted. “The point is that the headline and subheadline completely miss the timeline, which is a key component of the story.”

However, numerous media detractors responded to Shapiro’s tweet by explaining that the nation’s coastal cities dramatically changing in 50 years is cause for alarm. Others just pointed to the fact that Shapiro’s young daughter will have to deal with the negative impact of climate change during her lifetime.

Read a few of the best responses below:

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Caleb Ecarma was a reporter at Mediaite. Email him here: [email protected] Follow him on Twitter here: @calebecarma