dispatches from TJICistan | tjic | science vs. lawI don't have anything to add to this, but I felt compelled to repost it since I like being I scientist, and I despise both the Red Team and the Blue Team, so it always grinds my gears to be told that one of those teams is "the party of science" or "reality-based" or whatever. They both selectively ignore whatever makes their job easier.
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massach…This will have no effect on our legislature, of course.
Just two days before a texting-while-driving ban takes effect in Massachusetts, a new study being released today says that similar bans in other states have not reduced automobile accidents.
For all that Dems like to deride Reps as being anti-science, neither one of them really lets science influence their policy.
29 September 2010
Posted at 4:07 PM