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text Not a scientist : how politicians mistake, misrepresent, and utterly mangle science

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Summary
In 1980, Ronald Reagan created one of the dumbest talking points of all time: “I’m not a scientist, but . . .” Since then, politicians have repeatedly committed egregious transgressions against scientific knowledge prefaced by this seemingly inn... Read more
Contents
The oversimplification -- The cherry-pick -- The butter-up and undercut -- The demonizer -- The blame the blogger -- The ridicule and dismiss -- The literal nitpick -- The credit snatch -- The certain uncertainty -- The blind eye to follow-up -- T... Read more
Description
xii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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