I guess it's no surprise that conservative pundits think climate science is about deliberately misleading people for political point-scoring. That's what their agenda is, so why should anyone else's be different? After a recent poll showed that 69 percent of Americans believe it's at least "somewhat likely" that "some scientists" may have falsified climate data, the right-wing media response amounted to "Hey, that's our lie! Look how well it's doing! We rule!" Here's Limbaugh's response, which (as usual) provides the most egregious example. What a proud papa! Limbaugh, Aug. 4: "While a majority of Americans nationwide continue to acknowledge significant …
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Jess Zimmerman is the editor of Grist List.