I’ve managed to avoid most of the recent fracas over Expelled and what Matt Nisbet and Chris Mooney have said about it, mostly by unsubscribing from the RSS feeds for most of the participating blogs a few months back. Prescient of me, no?
I’ve kept my RSS subscription for Chris’s blog, though, and I read his mea culpa post, and he’s obviously quite sincerely bothered by what happened, and the way people on ScienceBlogs (both bloggers and commenters) have reacted to it. I can’t say I really blame him.
Anyway, his post has motivated me to actually say something about the whole controversy. I’m going to put it below the fold, because I try to avoid excessive cursing on the front page of the blog.
Life’s too fucking short for this horseshit. Here, have some dog pictures:
(Kate took these the other night, when Emmy was being unusually cuddly.)