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#FireLauraIngraham Trends On Twitter After She Attacked Youth Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

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#FireLauraIngraham Trends On Twitter After She Attacked Youth Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who doesn’t believe in science, attacked youth climate activist Gret Thunberg on Monday night and compared her to Stephen King’s “Children of the Corn.”

Ingraham drew a parallel between the 16-year-old Swedish activist and other young people leading a movement to combat climate change with the fictional cult depicted in King’s well-known 1977 short story of murderous children who live in cornfields in rural Nebraska.

“The adults who’ve brainwashed these kids should be brought up on charges of child abuse,” Ingraham said, displaying a graphic including Thunberg’s face with the words “The Climatology Cult.”

Ingraham then shared a clip of Thunberg’s emotional speech at the United Nations climate change summit.

“We will not let you get away with this. Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up. And change is coming, whether you like it or not,” a visibly upset Thunberg said during her speech.

Many were touched by the speech Thunberg gave. But not Ingraham.

The Fox News host then played a clip from the movie adaptation of King’s work, showing the child cult leader giving a speech to his followers walking among the cornstalks.

“A time of tribulation has come! A test is at hand, the final test,” the character says in the film.

Ingraham then ended the segment saying she couldn’t wait for King’s sequel — “Children of the Climate.”

Ingraham’s attack on Thunberg drew backlash from Twitter users who began the trend #FireLauraIngraham.

Here are some of the best responses:

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