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Greta Thunberg apologizes after calling
for world leaders to be put 'against
the wall' if they fail to act on
climate change

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Posted By: Imright, 12/15/2019 11:45:12 AM

Climate activist Greta Thunberg apologized after saying that world leaders who don't act on climate change should be put "against the wall."Thunberg, 16, who has been striking against climate change by skipping school for the past year, claimed on Saturday that the Swedish to English translation incorrectly implied she thought politicians should be killed."Yesterday I said we must hold our leaders accountable and unfortunately said 'put them against the wall'. That’s Swenglish: “att ställa någon mot väggen” (to put someone against the wall) means to hold someone accountable," she said. "That’s what happens when you improvise speeches in a second language."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hershey 12/15/2019 11:47:07 AM (No. 263014)
Sounds like a good matter her apology, now we know what she is....
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Smart11344 12/15/2019 11:49:37 AM (No. 263019)
Never trust a Swede who has to use extra strength Midol. See how it sways her thinking?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Luke21 12/15/2019 11:51:13 AM (No. 263022)
A lot of dog stories in the media today. Between this and the Comey apology, they have lots of dog stories lined up.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bamboozle 12/15/2019 11:51:31 AM (No. 263023)
Did her handlers pull up on the leash because she slipped and revealed their plans too early?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDConservative 12/15/2019 11:59:58 AM (No. 263030)
This kid deserves all the scorn heaped upon her. Hubris, kid, gets all the little creeps like you.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1 12/15/2019 12:14:50 PM (No. 263038)
#2, she doesn't appear to have reached menarch, so Midol would not be necessary. It isn't a second language poroblem - it is a problem when a mentally ill child is given the wrong words to spout.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: milwaukeeroad 12/15/2019 12:24:06 PM (No. 263049)
World leaders who act on climate change should be put "against the wall." There, I fixed it.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: udanja99 12/15/2019 12:39:20 PM (No. 263062)
We believe your excuse, St. Greta. About as much as we believe in man made climate change.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: padiva 12/15/2019 12:43:53 PM (No. 263068)
Sweetie, what is the perfect climate? Who gets to decide? Do you believe in a Divine Creator? How does the earth stay in orbit around the sun? If the earth falls out of orbit, where will it go?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/15/2019 12:47:14 PM (No. 263073)
Said apology accepted, OBVIOUSLY it was my fault that I can't translate LITERAL Swedish correctly. Sorry Greta, mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa. Translate this for me "Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother …. she 16 years and thinks she runs the planet … Have a nice train trip. I think that as soon as you cross the border into Sweden (is it) your usefulness will be done and you'll have to go to school with the other kids on Friday.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: PChristopher 12/15/2019 12:47:52 PM (No. 263074)
Oh, don't you dare try to justify this via deflection. You need to be slapped hard and thrown to sharks.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 12/15/2019 12:51:13 PM (No. 263080)
Cat’s already out of the bag.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: jj1319 12/15/2019 12:52:19 PM (No. 263083)
I saw her on TV this morning in a public place. That is one angry little girl in need of a spanking.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: cvarga 12/15/2019 1:00:43 PM (No. 263090)
It means the same in any language. We got the message.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Newtsche 12/15/2019 1:03:37 PM (No. 263096)
Verbatim to what I predicted to Mrs. N yesterday, except for the "Swenglish".
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Reply 16 - Posted by: SALady 12/15/2019 1:05:58 PM (No. 263100)
This little mentally ill child has never "improvised a speech" in her life. That would take a much higher level of maturity than she is mentally capable of. She read off her script that some evil lie-beral adult wrote for her, and it meant the exact threat that it said!!!! But now that it got way more blowback than they expected, now they wrote her a nice little apology speech. The evil adult puppet masters that pull her strings need to be neutered, and she needs to get the mental health services that she needs instead of wasting her teenage years as a performing show poodle for the enviro-Nazis!!!!!!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Historybuff 12/15/2019 1:13:11 PM (No. 263115)
They should make her stand in the corner. . . oh wait.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: doctorfixit 12/15/2019 1:18:49 PM (No. 263123)
Liberalism celebrates violent psychopaths.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 12/15/2019 1:24:29 PM (No. 263129)
I don't see a happy ending for Greta. At some point, whoever is pulling her strings will abandon her, or will overreach. Greta will be the one to pay the price. I'm thinking of Samantha Smith and Jessica Dubroff.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Foghorn 12/15/2019 1:32:14 PM (No. 263136)
How much does a 16-year-old know about climate change? Only the one-sided articles produced by climate change gurus have written, which are not complete studies. There are as many studies that oppose the severe climate change that is published by the scientist that claim disaster is upon us. Past climate activity is ignored. The last mini ice age ended in 1850. In the last 2,500 years, there have been two mini ice ages along with Noah's flood. Don't tell me Noah's flood is a biblical myth, it happened. They have discovered parts of the ark and have posted reasonable information that the ark parts are real and part of a gigantic boat.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: mean Gene 12/15/2019 1:33:37 PM (No. 263138)
I bet that if she hadn't skipped so many history classes in Swedish school she would know why it means the exact same thing in Swedish as it does in English.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Petronius 12/15/2019 1:47:24 PM (No. 263150)
She was just following orders.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: starboard 12/15/2019 1:50:31 PM (No. 263152)
Greta should go to Disney World and some frivolous fun as a teenager. Also, try to smile and not take things so seriously.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: WI Cynic 12/15/2019 1:57:17 PM (No. 263156)
I would think that calling to have the leader of your country executed for not doing what you demand should be enough to revoke her visa, for life, along with those of her handlers. We have enough narrow-minded violent hate-mongers without importing more.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Penney 12/15/2019 2:13:05 PM (No. 263171)
Her political activist handlers are playing her like a fiddle. Where are the child welfare evaluations?!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: JHHolliday 12/15/2019 2:13:44 PM (No. 263172)
She meant what she said. The left and the climatistas would do exactly that if given the power. They would literally use execution as a means to enforce their will on us peasants. #20 brings up an interesting point about the end of the Little Ice Age. It was tapering off but still extremely cold when the Civil War broke out. One of the biggest reasons the North waged war on the South was that they would lose access to the warm water ports...Charleston, Savannah, Mobile, New Orleans, etc. The northern ports were still ice-choked in the winter and mostly unavailable. There goes the North's import-export business and Lincoln had those businessmen screaming bloody murder at him to invade the South.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: ControlFreak 12/15/2019 3:17:42 PM (No. 263205)
Let’s hope she and David Hogg don’t fall in love and reproduce.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: BirdsNest 12/15/2019 3:56:01 PM (No. 263222)
Open mouth. Insert foot...
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Reply 29 - Posted by: DVC 12/15/2019 4:15:28 PM (No. 263241)
Got mad and told the truth. A vicious little ecoNazi who would kill all of us for "violating the climate rules" if she could do it. A dangerous psychopath.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: ronniethek 12/15/2019 8:03:10 PM (No. 263359)
Why dies anybody give a Shiff what the arse says?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: anniebc 12/15/2019 8:25:33 PM (No. 263374)
We know exactly what she meant, and it's exactly what she said.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Salt5792 12/15/2019 8:58:18 PM (No. 263404)
Evil child.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: joew9 12/15/2019 10:06:28 PM (No. 263434)
She has made a statement advocating murder. She is now a terrorist. She should be put on the watch list.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: 4Justice 12/16/2019 5:23:19 AM (No. 263545)
Jag talar svenska. There is no misunderstanding in the translation. She knew exactly what she was implying.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: DVC 12/16/2019 2:41:31 PM (No. 264043)
I'm pretty sure that it is impossible for this little creep to actually smile, actually understand any other human being. She's a nasty, leftist robotic scold.....with tendencies to violence, like all totalitarian leftists.
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