Santorum Gets It Exactly Backwards

Santorum Gets It Exactly Backwards December 14, 2011

Rick Santorum, author of the infamous Santorum amendment that would have encouraged local schools to teach intelligent design in science classrooms (if it hadn’t been removed from the final bill by a conference committee), says that science should stay out of politics:

Discussing controversial classroom subjects such as evolution and global warming, Santorum said he has suggested that “science should get out of politics” and he is opposed to teaching that provides a “politically correct perspective.”

Nope, Rick. You have it completely reversed. Politics should get out of science. It’s the interference of ignorant politicians like you that causes the problems.

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