Gregg Easterbrook is an idiot

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Andrew Gelman on The most clueless political column ever–I think this Easterbrook dude has the journalistic equivalent of “tenure”: P.P.P.P.S. When I attack someone too hard in a blog post, commenters often have the natural reaction to defend the poor guy. So for strategic reasons I probably should’ve been super-polite to Easterbrook here and then…

Gregg Easterbrook is no longer an expert at Brookings. Via The Editors who has found yet another subject area that Easterbrook gets wrong: Most importantly, this proves conclusively my theory that what we think of as “the Universe” is really just a rather over-broad comic novel called “Jackass of All Trades”, wherein hilariously inept polymath…

Golden winger awards

Who, who has won the coveted Creamy Baileys No-Bell Peace Prize for Science? I’m not going to give the surprise away, so click here to find out!

The down side of the link exchange between ScienceBlogs and the New York Times is that in the side bar there is now a link to John Tierney’s attack on John Holdren, using such stellar authorities as Bjorn Lomborg, Roger Pileke Jr and the Competitiive Enterprise Institute. Joe Romm has written an excellent post correcting…

Gregg Easterbrook is an idiot

Gregg Easterbrook is an idiot who is a science expert at the Brookings Institute.

Gregg Easterbrook is an idiot

Gregg Easterbrook is an idiot.

Easterbrook on Lancet study

Obviously anything Gregg Easterbrook writes about the Lancet study is going to be really stupid, and sure enough, he gives us this: The latest silly estimate comes from a new study in the British medical journal Lancet, which absurdly estimates that since March 2003 exactly 654,965 Iraqis have died as a consequence of American action.…

The Editors on Gregg Easterbrook: I was going to do a whole thing about how disingenuous Gregg Easterbrook has been about global warming, but I see that Media Matters has already done a very thorough job. I would like to highlight one rather egregious item they missed, which comes from his dramatic announcement that, at…