Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak is seen before a spring exhibition baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates in Sarasota, Fla., on March 23, 2014.
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Pat Sajak: ‘Global warming alarmists are unpatriotic racists’


For reasons too bizarre to be immediately clear, long-time game show host Pat Sajak tweeted this on Monday night:

It’s not the first time he’s used Twitter to take on the scientific consensus on climate change. Here is a sampling:

It’s unclear what provoked Sajak’s latest remark on climate change. In recent interviews, California Gov. Jerry Brown has blamed worsening wildfires in the state on climate change caused by humans.

Sajak’s latest tweet provoked plenty of reactions. Perhaps, as this Sajak tweet from today hints, the game show host was just trying to stir controversy:

Morning Joe , 5/21/14, 8:28 AM ET

'Wheel of Fortune' host on global warming 'alarmists'

“Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak took to Twitter to share his thoughts on global warming “alarmists” and why he believes they are “unpatriotic racists.”

Climate Change, Entertainment Industry and Global Warming

Pat Sajak: 'Global warming alarmists are unpatriotic racists'