Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. once famously said:
If Michael Mann didn’t exist, the skeptics would have to invent him!
Today, Dr. Pielke had this to say about Mann’s recent views in light of recent political developments in Washington D.C.
Of course, I was simply quoting and mocking the press secretary in what anyone with half a brain (maybe that’s the problem?) would easily recognize as satire/sarcasm. But I suppose as one of the Republican Party’s official antiscience purveyors, Roger feels a bit threatened here.
h/t to ctm
But, given his historical Twitter behavior in regards to Trump, Mann’s backpedaling seems to be only for self defense.
Yesterday, I also posted something about Dr. Mann’s prior viewpoints:
Yes, “award winning” science communications from Dr. Mann. The question is, what award should he earn?