Telegraph columnist Christopher Booker has taken note of the Shakun et al takedowns here here here here here here and here at WUWT, linking it in with Michael Mann’s earlier proxy
(h/t to EU Referendum and REP) Mann as usual, was not amused by anything using his name (unless laudatory), and launched this Twitter tantrum (h/t to Tom Nelson):
Twitter / @MichaelEMann: @MichaelEMann @Telegraph ” …
@MichaelEMann @Telegraph “Patron Saint of Charlatans” Booker even starts out w/ tired smear against Ben Santer I debunk in intro of #HSCW
Twitter / @MichaelEMann: @ret_ward Would think that …
@ret_ward Would think that even they might be put off by the deficiency of intelligence & honesty reflected by Booker’s hit pieces/polemics
Twitter / @MichaelEMann: @MichaelEMann @Telegraph H …
@MichaelEMann @Telegraph How much lying/libel/deceit will Telegraph allow before “Patron Saint of Charlatans” Chris Booker canned? #HSCW
Twitter / @MichaelEMann: I guess “Patron Saint of C …
I guess “Patron Saint of Charlatans” Booker of @Telegraph disliked (tgr.ph/IFXN76) light shined on him by #HSCWbit.ly/sRasaq
Meanwhile, Climate Depot reports that Mann may be asked to chair a school of something back at UVa. Word has it on the academic grapevine that his “sabbatical” at Penn State may be the beginning of a never ending story.
One wonders though, if this just isn’t an exit strategy that Mann has engineered himself. As we’ve seen though his many writings, he’s very good at self promotion.