Via Red Alert:

Sharknado and Sharknado 2 are B-list films for the ages, but are they also a political statement?

Thunder Levin, a writer of the films, implied so in an interview Wednesday on MSNBC.

In an interview with Tamron Hall on “News Nation,” Levin said the films take on this original topic to help educate citizens on climate change.

“You know we just felt it was time that the world was alerted to the perils of global warming and bio-meteorology,” said Levin. “It was just a matter of doing our research and getting the facts out to everybody.”

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