In a speech to the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce on Monday night, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) gladly accepted a moniker that is most often used as a slur: "global warming denier."
"I am a global warming denier. I don't deny that."
The climate is changing, and has been as long as there has been a climate, he said.
As a physician and a man of science, Coburn said he thinks the evidence points that the Earth is moving into a "mini-ice age."
To be fair, Coburn isn't a big fan of political science, either.