science vs politics… again

Replacing Science with Politics: Peer Review Endangered. More commentary on this Adminstration's plan to control peer review of federal agencies through the OMB. If this goes through, it could have a devastating effect on science in the US. When Bush speaks of 'sound science' you know he means exactly the opposite. It makes it a lot easier to understand him when you know that his actions are 180 degrees from his words. But what do you expect from a man who believes the jury is still out on evolution. A more anti-science president would be hard to find. [A Man with a Ph.D. – Richard Gayle's Weblog]