Ben & Jerry’s, the notoriously left-wing ice cream vendors, have found a way to take advantage of climate change panic to sell more ice cream, by creating a list of “Endangered Pints”—flavors that risk extinction due to global warming.
Ice cream lovers will have to rush to purchase endangered flavors like Cherry Garcia, Phish Food, Chunky Monkey, and Chubby Hubby before they wind up like the saber-toothed tiger or the woolly mammoth.
The impact of global warming is “headed straight for your freezer,” the company warns.
“Pretty soon you could be seeing shortages of your favorite foods, including – gasp! – Ben & Jerry’s,” the company’s website reads.
“We rely on farmers all over the world for our ingredients, and when they don’t have the predictable weather patterns needed for farming, that can mean no cocoa, no peanuts, and no Peanut Butter Cup ice cream.”
— Ben & Jerry’s (@benandjerrys) September 12, 2016
This is by no means the first time that Ben & Jerry’s has waded into political waters to promote their liberal agenda (and themselves).
After the U.S. Supreme Court imposed same-sex marriage on all 50 states in its 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges ruling, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream—long-time gay activists—introduced a new flavor to celebrate the decision: “I Dough, I Dough.”
“Across the country and around the globe, the movement for marriage equality is on an unstoppable roll,” the ice cream company said on its website.
Jerry Greenfield and Ben Cohen, the founders of the successful ice cream franchise, also came out last year in support of President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal, encouraging fellow liberals to help campaign for the agreement.
The pair publicly endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president in 2016, and provided free ice cream for one of his political events.
They were arrested at a U.S. Capitol last April, marching in “Democracy Awakening” protests in Washington, D.C. against big money in government.
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