If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.
What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.
Big headline on the OP/ED page of the Boston Globe today….a Jeff Jacoby column read “SCRAP THE CONVENTIONS.” That is wrong at so many levels and I honestly don’t have enough space to enumerate the wrongness of it.