21 Feb '12, 6pm

Rick Santorum, Attacking Scientists, Claims He’s not Anti-Science

Rick Santorum, Attacking Scientists, Claims He’s not Anti-Science

Rick Santorum is becoming the anti-science gift that keeps on giving. Yesterday, while speaking in his home state, the former Pennsylvania senator once again tilted at the idea of human caused global warming, saying that it is based on “phony studies,” and really a case of “political science.” This is, you will note, a clear attack on climate scientists. It suggests 1) that climate researchers have either done bad research or, worse still, perpetrated falsified or fraudulent research; 2) that the norms of their field are somehow inadequate to prevent dubious conclusions from becoming accepted; 3) overall, climatology is a body of research that you just can’t take seriously. Any climatologist would find this insulting. Any climatologist would consider this an affront. Which is why it is so amazing that Santorum then went on to claim that he isn’t anti-science—no, it’s the D...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/rick-santorum-attacking-scienti...

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