Monday, March 9, 2015

What Paul Krugman Could Learn From How Big Government Created The Obesity Epidemic

By Ralph Benko

One of the most frightening forces at work in the world today is the tendency of Big Government toward perversion of science. The scientific method is pristine. Scientists are human, and fallible. The secular beatification of scientists and demeaning of science is a perversion. Better to beatify the scientific method and reserve some skepticism for scientists (and bureaucrats).

Paul Krugman’s New York Times column again and again deploys vilification of challengers to the “human-driven climate change” narrative. Krugman defames them as “deniers”— implying a similarity with holocaust deniers. Prof. Krugman, an economist rather than a climatologist, would be better off abandoning his “Professor Ludwig Von Drake, Expert on Everything” pretensions. (Such humility, admittedly, would make his shtick less entertaining.)

Krugman, in an ensuing column Pepperoni Turns Partisan, makes a public spectacle of 

1 comment:

  1. [aka Stargazer] The more things change the more they stay the same. Substitute 'climate' for 'nutrition' in the article and you have the description of the latest bureaucratic-science scam and witch hunt. Lots of good people will be destroyed before it ends. Sad.