If we can get the world of science to speak with one voice on the matter, it will become harder and harder for politicians to resist the call for a presidential science debate.
Today, that moves much closer to reality with the official news that the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society, will support and endorse ScienceDebate2008. AAAS CEO Alan Leshner has also joined our bipartisan steering committee (which both Sheril and myself sit on).
You can read the full news release here. And for those who keep asking what is next for ScienceDebate2008, note closely the press release’s final line: “Otto said the group has set a date for mid-April and will be formally inviting the candidates in the coming several weeks.”
No power in the ‘verse can stop us….