Updated October 8, 3:40PM
Hurricane Matthew is presented by government officials and major media as the reason to advise people leave their homes. “This [storm] is going to kill people” warns Florida Governor Rick Scott. President Obama has similarly participated in the fear-mongering.
Yet on October 6 conservative blogger Matt Drudge remarked to his followers how Southeaster US residents were skeptical of the storm’s would-be potency and how there is no way of verifying data on the storm issued by such government agencies as NOAA’s National Hurricane Center.
Residents Not Taking Storm Seriously… https://t.co/ACZ4tu1mHZ
— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) October 6, 2016
The deplorables are starting to wonder if govt has been lying to them about Hurricane Matthew intensity to make exaggerated point on climate
— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) October 6, 2016