It was a joke, people, a joke. We can’t say we weren’t warned, either. We simply chose to believe the lie because it made us feel better to do so.

It’s our version of Trutherism. Call it Pooperism. I’m so ashamed.

Exit question: Was it really a joke, or has it magically become a joke now that the entire country doesn’t want to shake her hand?

Update: She did it for the glaciers.

Crow wanted to clear the air about her comments.

“We’re just so happy that people are talking about global warming, even if it’s brought on by a joke,” Crow told ABC News.

And for Crow and Laurie David, their message is everything.