One of my fears, in the sense of something that would cause me to move to another country, was that “Intelligent Design” would start being taught in public school. This seemed horribly possible with the way the Bush administration was treating scientist and science based results. Maybe this is another thing that’ll change in the Obama administration.
From Back to Reality
In his disturbing book “Undermining Science: Suppression and Distortion in the Bush Administration,” the journalist Seth Shulman describes case after case of intimidation of scientists in government posts, the suppression of scientific evidence and the perpetuation of misinformation.