Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Daily Show, Republicans, and the War on Science

Aasif Mandvi, Daily Show correspondent offers a funny piece on the Republican war on science.



The science fair kids in the video certainly seem a lot smarter than the GOP nominees featured in the beginning of the video or Noelle Nikpour, the Republican strategist.

I'm putting my money on the kids and science.

2 comments:

  1. Is that Republican strategist Noelle Nikpour serious? I swear that she's a deadpan satirist in hiding! This is one of the most disappointing strategies of the Republican candidates -- to attack science and scientists. Makes me sad to hear the Republican candidates show such anger and bitterness toward academia. This is a hilarious take on the issue. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Sure, glad you enjoyed the clip. It would be great if we could see greater respect for science from members of both political parties.

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