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Bill McKibben Nails it on Bill Maher Show - Plus Tuesday-Afternoon Quarterbacking

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Bill McKibben was on Real Time with Bill Maher last Friday. Watch:

Wasn't he great? I love this line: "We only have so many major physical features on the planet, four or five, and you don't really want to just start breaking them. That's why we can't have nice things."

From my limited experience on television, I've learned what should be obvious: It is extremely difficult to keep your head in a live, improvised setting. Remaining calm and articulate when your adrenaline is flowing - and it is flowing - takes real grace. So the best part about Bill's performance is simply that he radiates authority, especially relative to the conserva-twerp he has so much fun swatting down.

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