Scientists test their hypotheses, in the case of global warming represented by models, against the subsequent observed reality:
However "journalists" like Lex Alexander play politics with the models and produce:
But when challenged with the notion that perhaps government spending on climate research has been omitted Lex Alexander claims he is finished discussing facts. Never mind he continues to post on those topics he is finished discussing.
Bound by factualized desire, the poorest journalist questions the least. And that is what we find in Lex Alexander.