Various reviews of the CRU have found that the scientists did not mislead the public or corrupt the peer review process, and that the data was sound. The point is not that the researchers were flawless saints, but that the reality of scientific labour and consensus was too-easily swapped for a vision of devious deception. Like the Elders of Zion, these sneaky liberals were trying to hijack the economy from hard-working, ordinary volk.So, if you have noticed that the Climategate emails are replete with evidence of unethical behaviour and violations of the scientific method, according to author Damon Young you are no better than a Jew-kicking Brownshirt.
And do you know the funny thing: The article purports to be about the need to banish caricatures and stereotypes.
Young has co-edited a book on philosophy and the martial arts, so it would be charitable to assume he was kicked in the head once or twice too often during the course of his research.
What is Drum editor Jonathan Green’s excuse?
UPDATE: Yesterday, on the thread below another Drum article, also about climate change, an old name resurfaced. Sadly, the late Sparkles, last seen surrounded by cashews and black bean sauce, continues to be denied the peer-reviewed recognition he deserves:
sandy composta :
08 Dec 2011 5:00:01pm