Play of the Day: Weather, Climate and the President

Federal employees came back to work this week after the longest government shutdown in American history. One NOAA employee told the Washington Post that she arrived back at her job to find over 4,500 emails, prompting The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon to joke that they were all from one fed asking "where is everybody?"

President Donald Trump tweeted about the polar vortex hitting the Midwest this week, asking "What the hell is going on with Global Waming? Please come back fast, we need you!" Fallon joked about the tweet, saying Trump could claim now that "global warming is a hoax, but global warming is very real." Late Show's Stephen Colbert joked about Trump's misunderstanding of the very real difference between climate and weather, noting that Trump might as "if August is a month, why isn't it August now?"

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