Not a Joke: Teen Climate Activist Thunberg Joins CNN 'Coronavirus: Facts and Fears' Panel

Posted: May 13, 2020 11:40 AM
Not a Joke: Teen Climate Activist Thunberg Joins CNN 'Coronavirus: Facts and Fears' Panel

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CNN announced on Wednesday that they will be hosting a virtual town hall to discuss the global impact of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic and will include Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg. CNN, who has refused to air many of the Coronavirus Task Force Briefings which include myriad experts, has consistently carried water for the Chinese Communist government in their cover-up of the COVID-19 outbreak that began in the Hubei province capital of Wuhan and has, thus far, infected at least 4.3 million people across the planet. 

President Trump announced in April that the United States would no longer fund the World Health Organization, which actively participated in covering for the CCP's malfeasance and coverup of the deadly disease. Following the announcement, CNN published piece after piece criticizing the president and his administration for not following the lead of the WHO and pulling funding during a pandemic. The network has also continued to praise China, the Communist Party, and the WHO despite ample evidence that lies from China about the virus and the number of people who have died continue to spread throughout the world. 

The network announced on Wednesday morning that the town hall, which will be hosted live by Trump-loathing CNN personalities Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta this Thursday, would confront, "Coronavirus: Facts and Fears." The panel of experts, notably void of anyone qualified to weigh in on the global economic disaster, includes 17-year-old Thunberg, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and once-acting Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Richard Besser. Sebelius and Besser were both appointed by former President Barack Obama. Besser held the acting director role for less than five months. 

No, it isn't parody. CNN is actively promoting a live town hall claiming to present "facts" about the global pandemic that is devastating families all over the world with the expertise of a teenaged climate alarmist. Thunberg achieved global fame last year after scolding world leaders at a United Nations summit for erasing her childhood and her ambitions by not acting on impending climate doom. 

"You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I'm one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!," Thunberg proclaimed in September. She was later named Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year' for her outburst. 

While it seems like a joke, including a child climate activist who admits to not having been to school for years to discuss pandemic and economic crises is not without precedent from far-left politicians and biased media. former President Obama turned heads in March when he predicted the Wuhan virus pandemic deaths would be mirrored if "climate denial" continued. 

Even the pope suggested in April that COVID-19 devastation may be "nature's response" to climate inaction. 

It has not yet been made clear by CNN what expertise Thunberg will contribute to the town hall discussion.

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