Trump trolls America during a cold snap that covers 1 percent of the Earth’s surface

Does the president know the difference between climate and weather?

By Grist Staff

Published December 29, 2017 9:50AM (EST)

 (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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The president made the astute, highly original observation on Twitter:

Oh boy. We could point out that D.C. is on track for its hottest year on record. We could explain that the western United States — and virtually every other place on the planet right now — is warmer than normal, in line with decades-long trends. We could even get cynical and talk about how this plays to his base that just wants to piss off progressives.

But instead, in the spirit of a little leftover cheer, we’ll just share this one-minute video that explains the difference between climate and weather. You’re welcome, Mr. President:

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