Friday, October 01, 2010
how not to win friends and influence people...
Well the bar for tasteless, stupid and offensive eco-hype has been set at a new low with the heavily promoted but disastrous release of the 10:10 No Pressure film, excellently dissected by James Delingpole.
Characteristic of the all-time box office failures, No Pressure may be the Ishtar, Gigli or Heaven's Gate of the environmental movement. Huge hype, major talent, big budget and no one with enough common sense or courage to say "no", this is not satirical, not funny, not good communications strategy.
Why? Sadly it appears those involved in the production felt justified that their message was so significant that their ends justified the means.
This attitude characterizes the Teflon Doomsayers, the professional fear mongers who direct the eco-myth disinformation program: get them young, keep them dumb and instill them with fear!
As Budiansky summarizes:
Posted by L Graham Smith at 11:19 PM