Well Here’s Our Problem …

… and the article it came from.

It would be one thing if Akin were the lone anti-science science expert on the committee. But he’s not alone. The governing body in charge of many of our most important scientific institutions currently includes a cadre of ideologues with views that disregard actual science as violently as Akin’s, at a time when science funding, the public’s understanding of science, and Congressional popularity are hitting new lows.

To see such a fundamental lack of scientific literacy in the American public is bad enough; for it to be so pervasive in the very people who supposedly drive policy in science and science education is both tragic and dangerous … and their legacy will be seen and felt for decades to come.

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