The Flight of the Wingnut

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    Then there is what the old Senator from Hawaii is doing...building an igloo in DC and mocking science.

    Many here and in Washington remind me of the booboisie in Mencken's columns and in the movie Inherit the Wind. Why?

    Because mocking science has proven time and time again to show the booboisie for what thewy truly are...idiots!
     
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    What science is being mocked?
     
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    The biggest boosters of contrarian views of science, ''Rush Limbaugh and other conservative commentators'' who make ''light of'' science along with ''Matt Drudge, who delights in tweaking climate-change enthusiasts,..'' should answer the latest question from the booboisie...''What science is being mocked?''

    because when the leaders of wingnut nation will eventually back down and say that they weren't criticizing all climate change science...only the parts that allowed them political capital and capital that laughs all the way to the bank.

    You are being force fed a diet based oon bull shit and cow manure.
     
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    The amusing part is there are many leaders on the right who agree the science ... the sad part is the contempt they have for the public evidences in their cynical attempts at inflaming public opinion and playing on ignorance.
     
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    Yet, my question still remains unanswered.

    I'll repeat it: What science is being mocked? Be specific, please.
     
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    All science and scientists.

    The effort is to de-legitimize science. In spite of the fact that the absorbtion spectra of CO2 and CH4 were established before our Civil War, the wingnuts still insist that the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere has nothing to do with the heat retention of the atmosphere.
     
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    It's easy to mock frauds who've been gaming the data, to the point that virtually everything, up to and including UFO sightings, is due to anthropogenic causes.
     
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    The effort is to de-legitimize charlatans, and dilettantes like you who fall for their chicanery.
     
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    Strawman. No one is arguing spectral properties of bonds.

    Idiot.
     
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    What is being mocked is fraud, scams and charlatans. What is being mocked is the new apocalyptic religion.

    Science is the process of asking intelligent questions and testing the answers. People who know something is true despite all the evidence to the contrary deserve mockery.

    People who insist on their truth being the way despite all evidence to the contrary deserve laughter.
     

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