Pat Michaels: Government scientists produce the biased results they are paid to produce

Pat Michaels writes in the Washington Times:

Three years ago, I ran into former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd at a ritzy Northwest Washington restaurant. We exchanged pleasantries, but before long, our conversation became unpleasant.

Having closely followed implementation of Mr. Rudd’s cap-and-trade, my response was admittedly a little testy: “Your scientists said exactly what you paid them to tell you.” It took less than an hour for the daily newspaper The Australian to get wind of the encounter.

Read more at the WashTimes.

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One response to “Pat Michaels: Government scientists produce the biased results they are paid to produce

  1. The Golden Rule of Research Grants: “He who has the gold makes the rules.”
    Ir a researcher does not mollify the patron with whatever he expects the patron *wants* to hear, there will be no *next* grant.

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