From the October 5 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show:
RUSH LIMBAUGH (HOST): This has been a serious storm from the get-go, and I have perfected being able to analyze how hurricanes are reported. I've become an expert in spotting the politics in hurricane tracking and hurricane forecasting. And by that I mean people that work at the -- the National Hurricane Center is part of the National Weather Service, which is part of the Commerce Department, which is part of the Obama administration, which by definition has been tainted just like the DOJ has. And we know -- in fact, Obama is telling -- Obama is actually telling people that global warming, that climate change is having a very profound impact on the war on Syria. The war in Syria. It's tactically absurd, and there's now a story from the Pew Center for people in the press showing that a majority of Americans do not believe the consensus of scientists predicting that there is climate change. Well, the left doesn't like that, so they keep ramming it down our throats. So with hurricane tracking and hurricane forecasting, I've been able to stop where I think they might be playing games because it's in the interest of the left to have destructive hurricanes because then they can blame it on climate change, which they can desperately continue trying to sell.
The problem for them is after Hurricane Katrina. Remember, Al Gore goes out there, and all these people start saying this is just the beginning. And this is just, I mean, tip of the iceberg. We're going to have these kind of hurricanes every year -- numerous hurricanes, and they're going to be more destructive than Katrina, and it's all because we've got climate change. And what happened? We had 11 years of no hurricanes -- 11 straight years of no major hurricanes striking land in the United States, which just bores a hole right through the whole climate change argument. So over the recent past, past five or six years, whenever there has been a hurricane, I think I've been able to spot when they try to make it look like it might hit a population center because they want people to think this way: Hurricane reported. Must be climate change. They want that thought process. And one of the ways you can bring that about is to try to convince people that a given hurricane that may pop up is aiming right for a major population center. It's kind of like UFOs. UFOs never land where there are smart people. UFOs always land in trailer parks and places. You ever notice that? UFOs land in swamps. They land out where nobody lives. They don't go to MIT. They don't go to Harvard. Well, a hurricane hitting a swamp is worthless to the global warming crowd. A hurricane has to hit a population center. Well, this hurricane there has been no politics. This is a serious bad storm.