We've all seen and heard the conservative dupes and their knee jerk reactions to any climate change science. They quote science of their own or most often they deny the scientific community's agreed upon analysis...but why? Why and how are our conservative friends duped? I hate to sound like a conspiratist, but how does a climate change denier spell O-I-L? Arctic Sea Ice Vanishes — and the Oil Rigs Move In As Arctic sea ice melts to its lowest level on record, oil companies move in to begin drilling the far north. As Arctic Sea Ice Melts Thanks to Climate Change, Drilling for Oil | Science and Space | TIME.com Could the conservative dupes we all know be this easy? It appears they have been used time and time again for larger purposes having nothing to do with ideology or science -- it's profit. Profit.