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George Will Attacks Scientists, Jonathan Chait Retorts

George Will attacks: There is a sociology of science. Scientists are not saints in white laboratory smocks. They have got interests like everybody else. If you want a tenure-track position in academia, don’t question the reigning orthodoxy on climate change. … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin and Politics: Very Gradual Change We Can Believe In?

I saw the above image at Andrew Sullivan’s blog today. Clever. And it’s working on a number of levels: as an ironic poke at creationists, of course. And as a substitute of one cultural star (Obama) for another cultural star (Darwin). But it can … Continue reading

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Feeling the Love?: Charles Krauthammer Confesses to a Bit of Obama Tingle

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer has a bit of Obamamania: What is interesting is the fact that he would want to do this [have dinner with George Will and conservative columnists]. And you see that since his election he has kind … Continue reading

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“Political fire, far from rattling Mr Obama, seems to bring out the best in him”: The Economist Magazine Endorses Obama, Goofing Up McCain’s Closing “Argument” (That Barack’s a Commie Threat to Capitalism)

That famous capitalist tool, The Economist magazine, endorses Obama this week. Money quote from the endorsement: Political fire, far from rattling Mr Obama, seems to bring out the best in him: the furore about his (admittedly ghastly) preacher prompted one of … Continue reading

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Yes. We. Can. The Obama Music Video

A little reminder to those of us who are Obama supporters. Keep hope alive.

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Experience is Humanity’s “Least Fallible Guide”: Conservative George Will Makes a Conservative Case Against McCain’s VP-Pick, Sarah Palin

George Will of the Washington Post says that the Palin VP pick is not in accord with traditional conservative sobriety and caution. Money quote: The word “experience” appears 91 times in the Federalist Papers, those distillations of conservative sense and … Continue reading

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