Hump Day Hilarity: ‘grief ritual for the state of the planet’

Oh boy, just when you think leftists can can’t any more whiny about climate, you see this video taken in London today.

“Grief – it’s what’s for dinner.”

https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/1227393599538683905
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Dan Sudlik
February 12, 2020 1:09 pm

This stupid stunt isn’t even worth a reply.

Redge
Reply to  Dan Sudlik
February 12, 2020 1:53 pm

Change the “st” in the third word for a “c” and you’ve got it

Martin A
Reply to  Redge
February 13, 2020 1:01 am

As in the late Kenny Everett’s character “Cupid Stunt”.

Bryan A
Reply to  Martin A
February 13, 2020 9:41 am

What is needed to stop the insanity is to publicly ridicule them as they’re protesting.
Perhaps a non violent means of pelting them with rotten tomatoes or spoiled lettuce???
En-Masse Crowds wearing Yellow Vests just pointing and laughing at them.

Joke Shops used to carry something called Mourning Breeze. A little vial of a vile substance that smelled of Skunk and Rotting Corpse. A few drops spilled at an XR intersection could clear them out

Rocketscientist
Reply to  Dan Sudlik
February 12, 2020 3:02 pm

The very definition of “Barking mad”.

Mike Ozanne
Reply to  Rocketscientist
February 12, 2020 3:07 pm

This is full Dagenham Heathway
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It’s three stops the other side of Barking on the District Line

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Nicholas McGinley
Reply to  Mike Ozanne
February 12, 2020 3:13 pm

It is downtown Philly.
Pennsylvania, USA.
Sorry to say.
I am less sad the house I grew up in near there was just sold.

Ed Bo
Reply to  Nicholas McGinley
February 12, 2020 10:44 pm

Yes, definitely looks like Rittenhouse Square, complete with the weekend swing dancers.

Nicholas McGinley
Reply to  Nicholas McGinley
February 13, 2020 7:43 am

I would almost be willing to bet that the large wheeled retro style bicycle was purchased from my old friend and one time fellow bike messenger, Curtis Idonotrecallhislastname, who has a shop called Via Bikes near 12th and Pine.

Gunga Din
Reply to  Nicholas McGinley
February 13, 2020 3:29 pm

“….. my old friend and one time fellow bike messenger, Curtis Idonotrecallhislastname, ….”

“Good ol’ Whatsisname! I’ll never forget him!”

(Sorry. 😎

n.n
Reply to  Dan Sudlik
February 12, 2020 3:45 pm

RSVP with a laugh. That said, conservation, not environmentalism. Keep the planet green, not Green. Exhale.

Kevin Kinscherf
Reply to  Dan Sudlik
February 15, 2020 6:45 am

Nope.

John Bell
February 12, 2020 1:12 pm

Unhinged! Wait until they realize that no one cares about their constant and shrill cries of “WOLF! WOLF!”

Komrade Kuma
Reply to  John Bell
February 12, 2020 4:35 pm

Not quite ‘no one’ JB. The msm cares and the microworlds of socialist media care cos, like that’s their real world, dude.

In the spirit of that classic line in the movie Cool Hand Luke ‘what we have here is a failure to communicate’, what we have here is a failure to effing well grow up. The msm and other parts of the woke world including much of the education system have effectively formed a philosophical Galapagos archipeligo where the predators of open discussion and contrarian views including those that completely disagree with some thesis are missing from the environment. The result is some very stangely evolved species more suited to a zoo like or ‘caged’ environment and kept for the amusement of others or study of their psycho-biology.

For the msm they are like performing monkeys or those cats and dogs you see doing weird things filmed on phones and posted on line, i.e. free content.

Goldrider
Reply to  Komrade Kuma
February 13, 2020 7:55 am

I am convinced these people (including Joaquin Phoenix) never got the “Facts of Life” talk from their dysfunctional parents. Hence their perpetual state of being cross-fired with reality. If they weren’t so damn entertaining, they’d be dismissed and ignored as the kooks they are.

I also suspect that all those Hollywood “activists” making wildly inappropriate and absurd rants at awards ceremonies etc. are actually on the payroll of groups like PETA, 350.org or Open Society and their “activism” is ASTROTURF bought and paid for. They’re actors, after all–as in SOCK PUPPETS.

Nothing today is as it seems.

Joel O'Bryan
February 12, 2020 1:16 pm

The one barking like a yappy little dog….. OMG, I’m belly laughing out loud.
Thanks for that Anthony!!

PJW’s tweet already has almost 300K views on Twitter.
That’ll go viral to millions shortly.

Greg
Reply to  Joel O'Bryan
February 12, 2020 1:45 pm

The one yapping like a dog , IS as dog.

If it looks like a dog, sounds like a dog , the chances are : it is a dog !!

This video is almost as powerful as the “grief” in the forest sketch where they are all wailing “we love you !!” at the trees.

If you did this kind of sketch to take the mickey out of greenies it would be too stupid and crass to be funny. But when they do it, it somehow works. Pure genius.

Now please excuse me while go in search of dry underwear to change into.

Annie
Reply to  Joel O'Bryan
February 12, 2020 3:18 pm

I’m still laughing; have they any idea what they look and sound like?!

DonK31
Reply to  Joel O'Bryan
February 12, 2020 4:17 pm

I guess they’ve heard a lot of dog whistles in their time.

ozspeaksup
Reply to  Joel O'Bryan
February 13, 2020 6:15 am

I cant play any clips on twitter
is it anywhere else?

PaulH
February 12, 2020 1:31 pm

At least they had good weather for their “performance.” 😉

marlene
February 12, 2020 1:33 pm

They don’t even look like legal citizens. More like those being paid to play the “climate change” game.

Admin
February 12, 2020 1:38 pm

Wow, a video of climate hypocrites wearing fossil fuel based nylon and other synthetic clothing materials.

Greg
Reply to  Eric Worrall
February 12, 2020 1:50 pm

Now come on Eric, you can’t tell any more than I can from that vid if it’s nylon , gortex or angora rabbit. ( I’m referring to wig of course ).

Mike Ozanne
Reply to  Greg
February 12, 2020 3:09 pm

Oh the two Parkas are definitely synthetic…

Admin
Reply to  Greg
February 12, 2020 5:17 pm

I’ll give them a pass if they’re wearing polar bear fur…

Lance
February 12, 2020 1:46 pm

not quite on par as those idiots crying over the dead tree!

Greg
Reply to  Lance
February 12, 2020 1:52 pm

Yeah, please someone, pull up that video ! “We love you , sob sob “. LOL

bruce
February 12, 2020 1:47 pm

society needs to do something so that people don’t get like this.

Greg
Reply to  bruce
February 12, 2020 1:54 pm

My thoughts exactly. How can anyone fail to be touched such a pathetic display of mental disintegration.

These people need all the help they can get. Please give generously !!

Reply to  Greg
February 12, 2020 2:24 pm

What the saved world will be, if there live only such idiots on it ?
Other question, how will such idiots save the world ?

WXcycles
Reply to  Krishna Gans
February 13, 2020 4:58 am

One self flagellation at a time. I wonder if they ever realize how ridiculous they are?

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D. J. Hawkins
Reply to  bruce
February 12, 2020 2:41 pm

I’m thinking along the lines of involuntary commitment…

Bryan A
Reply to  D. J. Hawkins
February 12, 2020 3:16 pm

Following the involuntary commitment…
Mandatory sterilization and radio tagging required before they can be released back into the wild

John in Oz
February 12, 2020 1:53 pm

Good grief, that’s bad grief.

It sounds like one of them needs to get a room and do whatever they are doing in private

Klaas de Waal
Reply to  John in Oz
February 13, 2020 4:28 am

Bad grief,
If you didn’t see the signs you’d think they were griefing for the passing of some North Korean leader.

Klaas de Waal
Reply to  Klaas de Waal
February 13, 2020 4:33 am

I hope everything is OK with Greta!

SteveC
February 12, 2020 1:57 pm

(eye roll) Reminds me of my 4yo daughter when I told her to go to her room….

Greg
Reply to  SteveC
February 12, 2020 2:05 pm

precocious 4yo, you’re not supposed to be able to do that properly until you have a least 2years as an undergraduate in ecological feminism and trans-gender studies !

Susan
Reply to  SteveC
February 12, 2020 2:26 pm

For a nasty moment I thought one of them was my daughter – she always was a drama queen!

Greg
February 12, 2020 1:58 pm

There is a medical term for this condition: progressive cerebellar ataxia. A lot of progressives suffer from this severe degenerative condition.

Reply to  Greg
February 12, 2020 2:14 pm

They found some Locoweed anf tired from 😀

Reply to  Krishna Gans
February 12, 2020 2:15 pm

…tried from, sorry for typo

Walter Sobchak
February 12, 2020 2:18 pm

The English have a phrase: “barking mad”. The above is an illustration.

noaaprogrammer
Reply to  Walter Sobchak
February 12, 2020 8:46 pm

They’re suffering from a case of Lycanthropy – especially the one that’s barking.

JohnM
Reply to  noaaprogrammer
February 12, 2020 11:28 pm

The one who is barking is not a dog; she is a b*tch.

WXcycles
Reply to  JohnM
February 13, 2020 4:59 am

Barking at the moon … a loony.

MarkW
February 12, 2020 2:41 pm

Makes you long for the days of Die Ins. At least you didn’t have to listen to them.

Scissor
February 12, 2020 2:42 pm

Without watching this video, let me surmise that a shotgun is useful for getting rid of varmints.

February 12, 2020 2:52 pm

https://youtu.be/uFlM35nnsiQ?t=49

“Loco que loco”

February 12, 2020 3:07 pm

How embarrassing. Pathetic. Self-indulgently stupid. Beyond childish. Cringe-worthy.

Nicholas McGinley
February 12, 2020 3:11 pm

That is not London.
It is Rittenhouse Square in Center City, Philadelphia.
I grew up a few blocks from there.
Zero doubt.

Scissor
Reply to  Nicholas McGinley
February 12, 2020 5:51 pm

Pretty good eye, Nicholas. I believe the tree in the first frame may be an American sycamore. You can rotate the view in Google maps for a nearly identical perspective.

https://www.google.com/maps/@39.9494894,-75.1718026,2a,28.7y,39.62h,92.07t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sdhuMOjf3rtBTzOrkolyvng!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

Nicholas McGinley
Reply to  Scissor
February 12, 2020 9:37 pm

Yes, it is one.
“Platanus occidentalis, also known as American planetree, western plane, occidental plane, buttonwood, and water beech.”
Largest trunk diameter of any eastern US hardwood.

Marion
Reply to  Nicholas McGinley
February 13, 2020 3:44 am

Phew. I had been feeling embarrassed to be British for a moment there.

GeoffM
Reply to  Marion
February 13, 2020 8:14 am

She looks like Ruth Davidson, the ex Scottish Conservative leader, the one who was a lesbian and was impregnated and stepped down after the birth of the kid.

Smart Rock
February 12, 2020 3:58 pm

These people are the victims of the climate change movement. They need help.

rah
Reply to  Smart Rock
February 12, 2020 7:40 pm

Until they closed down the state mental institutions at least some of them would have been locked up. Now they walk among us.
Latest example of TDS
https://twitter.com/JoeBorelliNYC/status/1227003640059252736

Cam
February 12, 2020 4:00 pm

Actually feel sorry for them. They are obviously quite emotionally disturbed – and they do need to seek some help, and I mean that with all sincerity.

Old Woman of the North
February 12, 2020 4:18 pm

They should get a life!!

Wasting time howling at the moon when nothing anyone does will make the climate stop changing.

We have just had the whole of last year’s rainfall in the past 10 days. All is green!

rah
February 12, 2020 4:35 pm

Hey! It’s better than trying to drive a minivan into Trump supporters or trying blow away elected representatives at a baseball game.

Wade
February 12, 2020 4:42 pm

80 years ago, young men lied about their age so they could fight and witness the horrors of war in World War 2. Today, young men need counseling if someone says that they do not agree with.

I blame the parents for letting this happen. They coddled their children, told them were special, never let them fail, never disciplined them. My mom and dad spanked and slapped me; the last one I got was when I was 16. Now, 24 years later I am glad they did. That discipline made me a better person. I was bullied in school, but I never needed therapy. People mocked me, made fun of me. I once had someone try to get me to fight him, but I never did because I knew it was wrong, thanks to my parents discipline. Actually, even a teacher mocked me, albeit slightly. It was a thought experiment where you had to choose who would live or die. I was the only one who chose myself because I could not ask someone else to do what I would be unwilling to do. That was my parents training.

My parents thought me to think, thought me to reason, and corrected me. Parents are in a position to stop this nonsense such as barking like a dog over climate grief. My parents sacrificed money for time with me. It was the right decision. Children need to be trained, not coddled and bought. There are many problems with this world; barking like a dog over the climate ain’t going to fix one thing. And I know the sad thing is there are probably thousands others who will gladly do the same thing because of eco-anxiety. What will they do when the lie finally unravels?

Andy Pattullo
February 12, 2020 5:08 pm

So every aspect of human society that we care about is improving. The environment is humming along happily adjusting to every change that comes along the way it has always done. And these bereaved idiots can only find it within themselves to sob and self flagellate in public over “the horror” of it all. Clearly a real and truly final Armageddon is the only thing that would make them happy. Douglas Adams would have ensured they all departed on the second ark along with the phone sanitizers and marketing executives.

Jeff Alberts
Reply to  Andy Pattullo
February 12, 2020 5:27 pm

The B Ark was actually the first. There weren’t any others, except on paper.

Andy Pattullo
Reply to  Jeff Alberts
February 13, 2020 7:17 am

Shhh… don’t tell them that. They’ll never board the damn thing.

SAMURAI
February 12, 2020 6:19 pm

The Left has literally gone barking mad….

I feel sorry for these lost souls…

The Left needs to be held responsible for driving so many people literally insane over the crazy CAGW religious cult they’ve created.

John Boland
February 12, 2020 6:27 pm

This is what you get when you kill religion. You may not need it, but I do and so do these poor souls…good luck world.

TomRude
February 12, 2020 7:06 pm

Meanwhile, in Bismarck North Dakota the planned mural using the Swede teen wearing some First Nation jewelry in a sepia hue a la 19th century old photograph -here, notice that no one cries about cultural appropriation despite a clear reference, shows the woke double standards- has received the thumb down for the community, legitimately angry at this foreign interference.
https://www.rt.com/usa/480716-greta-mural-scrapped-outcry/

Steve Case
February 12, 2020 7:21 pm

There’s this one from a dozen years ago:

Nicholas McGinley
Reply to  Steve Case
February 12, 2020 10:37 pm

Poor bastards!

Carl Friis-Hansen
Reply to  Steve Case
February 13, 2020 1:12 am

Trees have lost their ears,
huggers have sawdust for brains,
cry for Earth so loud,
it will make Greta proud,
climate keeps on changing,
what a wonderful thing.

Fanakapan
Reply to  Steve Case
February 13, 2020 10:39 am

JFC !

See those guys in the video, and wonder how they can be trained to stick with Bunny Boilers.

Truly we live in interesting times 🙂

Mark Broderick
February 12, 2020 10:57 pm

Anthony

“Oh boy, just when you think leftists can can’t get? any more whiny about climate, you see this video taken in London today.”

Great post…

Patrick MJD
February 13, 2020 12:25 am

Clearly they don’t need to work or having anything better to do other than make complete fools of themselves. They will grow up regretting this.

Klem
February 13, 2020 1:18 am

Um, let me guess…Democrats?

Hokey Schtick
February 13, 2020 2:23 am

You can mock all you like, but their ritual was actually extremely powerful and effective. It reversed the entire effect of greenhouse gases, cooled the planet to its correct temperature, and took all the plastic out of the ocean. Just goes to show what you can accomplish when you group together with like-minded people and do something batshit crazy together.

Gunga Din
Reply to  Hokey Schtick
February 13, 2020 3:16 pm

Something else the “Climate Models” didn’t account for ….

Patrick MJD
February 13, 2020 5:22 am

Why is it mostly women?

Fanakapan
Reply to  Patrick MJD
February 13, 2020 10:46 am

Because women tend towards empathy and collectivism, probably something that dates from the days when the guys would be out for days at a stretch convincing Mammoths to jump over cliffs.

Makes em ideal recipients for the post modern message, and also bags their partners who may have issues, or simply will do anything for a quiet life. 🙂

JAXJEREMY
February 13, 2020 5:33 am

If I close my eyes and listen it feel like I’m at the zoo…..perhaps they’d have less grief living among real animals…

Snarling Dolphin
February 13, 2020 7:05 am

Whatever they’re for, I’m against.

Gunga Din
February 13, 2020 3:07 pm

Was the one on left (the barker) auditioning for the “girl-tuns-into-a-dog-statue” part in a “Ghostbusters” remake?

Gunga Din
February 13, 2020 3:19 pm

They’re barking up the wrong tree?

(Are we in Josh territory here?)

Johann Wundersamer
February 25, 2020 9:18 am

Irrational. To the eyes.

The self-made signs are there. The theatricality is there. It’s not raining. The place is busy.

Maybe a shell outside the camera angle.

Anyway attention, donate, fund our nature our friends!

Johann Wundersamer
February 25, 2020 1:51 pm
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