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Pat Sajak Says People Concerned About Climate Change Are 'Unpatriotic Racists'

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"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak is very active on Twitter. Among other topics, he tweets about climate change. A lot.

His latest tweet on the subject on Monday evening prompted dozens of replies:

He also lamented Twitter's 140-character limit to a fan who thought the tweet didn't go far enough:

Meanwhile, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration just announced that April 2014 tied for the warmest April on record. Last month was also the 350th consecutive month with global average temperates at or above the 20th century average.

Recent reports from the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the U.S. government's own National Climate Assessment and a recent report from retired U.S. military leadership all echo what has been well-understood for at least 50 years: Human beings have increased the concentration of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, trapping more heat, acidifying the oceans and altering normal weather patterns.

It's unclear what prompted Sajak's latest tweet deeming those who acknowledge climate change are "racists," but the guy who watches people spin wheels for a living frequently tweets about global warming. A few other examples:

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