Values Voter panel: Common Core, not climate change, is a threat to national security

"Man, it's a little chilly. Maybe today is the day that we've got to worry about climate change"

By Joanna Rothkopf

Published September 26, 2014 4:54PM (EDT)

 (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)
(AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., and former Gen. Robert Dees both participated in a panel at the Values Voter Summit on Friday morning to discuss what is really affecting national security. Dees made the insane (and incorrect) argument that Common Core is a huge threat to national security since it undermines the country's "spiritual infrastructure."

Meadows piled on: "When you have people at the State Department that say our biggest national security threat is climate change, you got an issue," he said, earning groans of support from the audience. "How ridiculous is that when you have our fighting men and women, they get up and they say, ‘Man, it’s a little chilly, maybe today is the day that we’ve got to worry about climate change.’ It’s just ridiculous."

Meadows is the same guy who demanded to know why he would have to pay for maternity care as part of the Affordable Care Act, even though he would never have a child. So, no, he is not a peach.

h/t Right Wing Watch

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