Thursday, April 5, 2012

President Obama Suggests SCOTUS "Activist" II

Writing over at Truth on the Market, Thom Lambert wrote the following:
Imagine if you picked up your morning paper to read that one of your astronomy professors had publicly questioned whether the earth, in fact, revolves around the sun.  Or suppose that one of your economics professors was quoted as saying that consumers would purchase more gasoline if the price would simply rise.  Or maybe your high school math teacher was publicly insisting that 2 + 2 = 5.  You’d be a little embarrassed, right?  You’d worry that your colleagues and friends might begin to question your astronomical, economic, or mathematical literacy. (Continue reading...)
One of the commenters on the article noted that scientists often do question established laws (in fact, the sane ones don't really, unless incontrovertible evidence draws the science into question). But then, Barack Obama isn't a scientist, and political science isn't science.

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