2) They had direct ties to the Discovery Institute, the main force behind the Intelligent Design Creationism pseudoscience movement.
3) And whether or not there's a vast pro-AGW conspiracy, that doesn't excuse interfering with publication of climate science from NASA.
And that's just off the top of my head, fortunately I haven't thought about this in a while. For more info: http://www.amazon.com/Republican-War-Science-Chris-Mooney/dp...
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