Bush-Cheney administration/anti-science

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The Bush-Cheney administration clamed to be pro-science, and often made gestures to that effect, but generally acted on a deeply anti-scientific agenda – of which their support of evangelism was just a facet. (Even their outward support of evangelism was more of a tool towards political ends than a reflection of actual beliefs by anyone in the administration.)

Bush himself went on record in support of intelligent design, an anti-scientific theory thinly clothed in scientific terminology.

This contradictory stance is also part of a consistent pattern of hypocrisy within the administration.

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  • The administration often appeared to oppose reality-based thinking, a concept which is vital for good science
  • The forces of anti-science in general enjoyed a dramatic resurgence during this administration.


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