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Sean Astin ‘pretty ticked’ only 90 followers liked tweet about pro-climate candidate

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Actor Sean Astin said Monday that he is “pretty ticked off” with his Twitter followers for not interacting with a previous tweet about Missouri House candidate Renee Hoagenson (D).

“When I mention a Pro-Climate Candidate like @ReneeHoagenson and only 90 of my 330,000 followers ‘like’ comment & retweet, I get pretty ticked off,” Astin tweeted.

“Do you all know who she is? Is her opponent a Climate-supporter?” Astin wrote. “Laziness and irresponsibility exists on twitter & that means YOU.”

Astin had previously tweeted out his support for Hoagenson, writing, “She is talking about the environment even when it’s not popular to do so. I’ve watched her videos and from what I’ve seen, America would be lucky to have her in Congress.”

Hoagenson thanked Astin for his latest tweet regarding her, writing, “Thank you Sean, they can read about my campaign (and donate) at my website below. And thanks again, I really appreciate your support.”

The “Lord of the Rings” actor, who supported Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016, indicated in 2017 he might “seriously consider” running for Congress himself someday.

The issue of climate change intensified last week after the United Nations published a report predicting that the world would need to decrease emissions by 45 percent by 2030, or else the atmosphere warm by 1.5 degrees Celsius.

{mosads}Many have pointed to the study as an indication that the U.S. must take bold steps to address climate change.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Sunday that humanity is “in crisis mode.

Some conservatives have argued that the U.N. study is overblown, with top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday questioning the modeling used.

“The issue here … is magnitudes and timing,” Kudlow told ABC’s “This Week.” “Personally, I think the U.N. study … is … way, way too difficult. I won’t say it’s a scare tactic, but I think they overestimate.”

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