Dear Hysterical Liberals: Hectoring Hurts Science

Like Andrew Walker, below, I read Charles Blow’s hysterical column in the New York Times and found it, well, fascinating. Like much of modern debate about “science,” it’s designed more to mock and browbeat than persuade, and thus it does nothing more than reinforce the trends (ideological polarization around scientific questions) the author allegedly decries.

h/t EG