conservatives muzzle scientists

The New York Times editorial board has accused the Harper government of seeking to "guarantee public ignorance" by muzzling
2012-10-11-nonspeak.jpg I will simply say that the reason the Conservatives should want government scientists to speak freely to journalists is because it is in their -- the present government's -- profound self interest. They want to be able to say to the Canadian people when something with deep scientific rooting screws up in a major way: Don't just blame us.