Oh no, here we go into the ozone – battling brothers edition. The upshot is that he was wrong, and right, and I was right, and wrong. Turns out, ozone is complicated.
As a popular meme, ozone first appeared in the early 1990s when President George H.W. Bush (RIP) labeled vice-presidential candidate Al Gore “ozone man” for his preoccupation with climate change. Tarring Big Al as kooky green was a family project, with George W. Bush snidely employing “ozone man” in the 2000 presidential election. Maybe it won him Florida.