LEON: Republicans respond to 2014 Warmest Year on Record ‘claims’

Speaker Boehner: “This is great, I’ll be able to work on my tan.”

Pat Roberts: “It’s a sign we are getting closer to God. Warmer. Warmer…”

Rand Paul: “Gambling needs to be legalized. It’s not the government’s business what we do with our money. Plus, I would’ve had that one.”

Ted Cruz: “The President should feel right at home with warmer, Kenyan temperatures.”

Mitch McConnell: “Now is the time to do whatever the President says, but the opposite.”

Chuck Norris: “Nerds.”

Sarah Palin: “Well, when I look out my backdoor and still see a whole lot of snow on Russia’s beaches, I sure can’t believe a few scientists.”