A Masterpiece of Will-ful Misinformation

Sat, 2006-04-08 12:51Ross Gelbspan
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A Masterpiece of Will-ful Misinformation

George Will's column reads like a farce. He parrots arguments advanced by the industry-paid skeptics at least 10 years ago – most of which have long since been abandoned by the skeptics themselves. A fuller, more thoughtful rebuttal, published on the “Media Matters” website, follows Will's column below.

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George F. Will, April 2. 2006 Washington Post Writers Group

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I love his unconscious irony, "Perhaps the problem is big crusading journalism." And your job is what again?

He is guilty of the fallacy Stacking the Deck - simply outright lying.


It's amazing what qualifies for a tax break in Australia these days.

The climate science misinformation promotion unit at the Institute of Public Affairs, a Melbourne-based “free market” think tank, are currently passing the hat around to raise cash to publish a book on climate change.

The IPA has been pushing and promoting climate science denial since the...

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