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    Filed at 5:34 am under by dcobranchi

    An interesting post on why so many right-wing pundits and politicians (including John McCain) are anti-science. Via dKos.

    3 Responses to “THE RIGHT’S WAR ON SCIENCE”

    Comment by
    March 15th, 2008
    at 7:48 am

    He is missing a piece though. Politics to the right, and to many on the left too, has become a zero sum game. They don’t care if global warming is real, it must be opposed simply because Rush Limbaugh has labeled it a liberal idea.

    Comment by
    Daryl Cobranchi
    March 15th, 2008
    at 8:24 am

    Perhaps. There’s no question that environmentalists have a tendency to latch onto the latest scientific hypothesis (not theory) that supports their general worldview. But I don’t see attacks from the left on science per se. Only the right believes science has a political agenda.

    Comment by
    Nance Confer
    March 15th, 2008
    at 8:40 am

    Well, it’s got all those “facts.” Obviously a left-wing plot! 🙂

    Thanks for the link. Well worth the visit.