Attempting to portray some conservatives as just more interested in some aspects of science than others ignores their hostility to and attacks upon science. There is a wing of the Republican Party convinced that science, and scientists, are part of a vast socialist/liberal conspiracy to attack their religious values and capitalism.

Written by

Retired lawyer & Army vet in The Villages of Florida. Lifelong: Republican (pre-Trump), Constitution buff, science nerd & dog lover. Twitter: @KeithDB80

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store