As Jim Treacher quipped on Twitter, “The ‘Obama is a megalomaniac’ thing is such a ridiculous right-wing smear. By the way, now he wants to take over the weather.”
In “Calling All Bond Villains”, Mickey Kaus notes the Project Genesis-like dual-edged nature of President Obama’s proposal:
Bwa-Ha … Hmm. If shooting particles in the air can semipermanently change the climate of the entire planet … well, in the hands of well-meaning people it would be a risky, last-ditch policy to combat global warming. In the hands of less benevolent people it could become a heavy duty terrorist weapon, no? … If you have the missiles, is it that much easier to develop nukes?
Nobody share this idea with Ricardo Montalban or Christopher Lloyd!
Related: Speaking of real life imitating sci-fi plots and James Bond movies, “The Manhattan district attorney’s office has smashed a sinister plot to smuggle nuclear weapons materials to Iran through unwitting New York banks, the Daily News has learned.”