The biggest feel-good fallacy perpetuated by some in science media today is that “the right”, whoever they are, is anti-science, while “the left”, whoever they are, is pro-science. 

It’s exactly the opposite.  The right historically has been more pro-science than anyone since World War II, they just recently adopted more positions labeled anti-science as science academia skewed left. 40 years ago conservatives were the most pro-science of any group and 40 years ago there was also political parity in science academia; science was a politically agnostic endeavor for the common good, only the humanities had been hijacked by partisans.


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