Well, live by the heat wave, die by the cold snap:
All 50 states have low temperatures BELOW freezing tonight. (Monday night)
Yes, even Hawaii. Tall mountain peaks there regularly get below freezing, and even get snow.
Joe Everyman is reacting to this the way he reacted to the 1998 heat wave: who you going to trust, a bunch of Climate Scientists or his lying eyes? There's a certain karmic balance in that, a poetic justice that is shadenfreudalistic.
Sure, sure, weather not climate and all that. But 1998 was a politically useful "weather not climate" exercise, no? I wonder if Jonathan Gruber is one of the lead authors on the IPCC Assessment Reports ...