The Republican War on Science, Cont’d

THE REPUBLICAN WAR ON SCIENCE, CONT’D….From the Los Angeles Times this morning:

Following four years of study, senior EPA scientists came to an alarming conclusion….

I hardly need to tell you how this story turns out, do I? We all know how the Bush administration feels about senior EPA scientists and their pansy ass whining about carcinogens and birth defects.

My favorite quote comes from Raymond DuBois, the Defense Department fellow who accidentally admitted why the Pentagon and the White House were fighting the EPA’s conclusions about a chemical called TCE: “If you go down two or three levels in EPA, you have an awful lot of people that came onboard during the Clinton administration, to be perfectly blunt about it….”

Click the link if you’ve already had your coffee this morning. Otherwise you might want to skip it.