Ron 'Scatman' Johnson, Literally
Credit: MoveOn
September 30, 2022

Ron Johnson has a long history of denying that global climate change is a real thing and that it is man-made. In the past, he has blamed it on things like sunspots, No, really.

He also blamed just geological changes over centuries of time by stating that at one time, Greenland was actually green.

Most recently, this past summer, he spoke at a Republican gathering and said that global climate change was bullshit:

Credit: MoveOn

Sen. Ron Johnson insisted again last week that he is not a climate change denier, but CNN’s KFile found video of him from just weeks earlier telling a Republican group that it is “bullsh*t.”

“I don’t know about you guys, but I think climate change is – as Lord Monckton said – bullsh*t,” the Wisconsin Republican said, without uttering the expletive but mouthing it, and referring to British conservative climate change denier Lord Christopher Monckton. “By the way, it is.”

To bring attention to climate change as a whole and to RoJo's dangerous and irresponsible crap regarding it, the good folks at NextGen PAC and MoveOn pulled off a rather unique stunt. They unveiled a scatue of RoJo to bring attention to the issues. What's a scatue? It's a statue of RoJo, made out of bovine manure. In other words, bullshit.

A shit statue in the shape of Ron Johnson will be unveiled on Thursday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to demonstrate that climate change isn’t actually “bullshit,” despite what Johnson has said in the past. So as still more extreme weather pounds the American South, Ron is showing up in the only way he ever has—as a big, honkin’ heap o’ scat.

The event, hosted by NextGen PAC and MoveOn, is designed to “expose Johnson’s harmful views and take action on climate change. The events will center around an unveiling of a life-size sculpture of Johnson made of manure—a ‘scatue’—that will be toured around the city.” Additionally, volunteers will “be using the opportunity to talk to students about the importance of voting this fall to combat change and committing students those students to sign a pledge to vote.”

Time will tell how effective this will be in achieving the desired results, but it will be one of the most appropriate ways of commemorating a POS like RoJo, in more ways than one.

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