Eventually, Inhofe aides were able to corral some journalists into attending a hastily-arranged media availability, where the strange senator proceeded to share his belief that the United Nations came up with global warming as an elaborate hoax, and only the “Hollywood elite” believe the scientific evidence.

A reporter from Der Spiegel told the senator, “You’re ridiculous.”

Soon after, Inhofe dashed back to the airport for the nine-hour flight back to D.C., having accomplished nothing.

via The Washington Monthly.