Houston Chronicle on Political Manipulation of Science

In a nutshell:

"This administration's political appointees might be unique in their contempt for government scientists and the empiric process that shapes their work."

Read "Frog by frog." Hat-tip to Michael Halpern

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That's good. Could be shorter and perhaps sharper, however:

This administration might be unique in its contempt for scientists and the empiric process that shapes their work.

Or just:

This administration might be unique in its contempt.

I'm tempted to replace the "might be" with "is" but will leave that debate to the historians.