What are the chances that someone down at JP Central said, "Quick, someone tell me something smart. Global warming? That works!"
Mr. St. James's expression in panel three can only mean one of three things:
- the thought of taking this annoying little girl all over the vineyard instead of plotting to get the vineyard at a cutthroat price from the Parkers depresses him;
- he's a staunch global warming denier and he doesn't like how those big government liberals even got to a blond little girl; or
- Sophie knows too much already, and he's going to have to kill her.