An eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress.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 innocuous phrase. Yet, as science journalist Dave Levita...
|Title||:||Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science|
|Number of Pages||:||208 pages|