Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Feel Parched Enough to Drink PBR

This is the Enterprise Bridge over Lake Oroville in Butte County, California.

The picture on the left is the lake in flush times, in July 2011. The picture on the right is the lake in the age of permanent drought.

Just a brief, graphic reminder that California may be facing increasingly desperate water needs. As Felicia Marcus of the State Water Resources Board told a Sacramento audience last week, "We don’t know if its going to rain next year. We don’t know if its going to rain after that."

But, no, really, let's continue to argue over whether climate change is "real."