Thursday, March 26, 2015

Apparently, The Proof Is Not In The Tasting

Dr. Patrick Moore, a shill lobbyist for Monsanto, refused to put his mouth where his money is when offered the opportunity to prove his claim that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, has nothing to do with increasing cancer rates in Argentina:
“You can drink a whole quart of it and it won’t hurt you,” Moore insists.

“You want to drink some?” the interviewer asks. “We have some here.”

“I’d be happy to, actually,” Moore replies, adding, “Not really. But I know it wouldn’t hurt me.”

“If you say so, I have some,” the interviewer presses.

“I’m not stupid,” Moore declares.

“So, it’s dangerous?” the interviewer concludes.
You can watch the testy exchange below:

2 comments:

  1. Patrick Moore causes this horrid cringe reaction whenever he opens his mouth. He's trading on his Greenpeace days for wealth that would have been impossible without breaking faith with the movement.

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    1. And to add insult to injury, Mound, my wife just told me Moore is the son of the late esteemed novelist, Brian Moore.

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