Case in point, Florida manatees are in trouble. It seems that exposure to water temperatures below 68 degrees for long periods can cause a condition called manatee cold-stress syndrome, which can result in death. This bitter cold winter is affecting the manatee population, but where is the outrage?
I guess if you're an attractive and photogenic polar bear then you get all the attention from the "Warmers." However, if you're a manatee (not the world's best-looking mammal) then you can go freeze to death for all they care. School children will not be asked to write letters pleading with algore to save you because it doesn't fit in the "Warmers" agenda.
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