The Why Files The Why Files --

Questioning authority: Will the candidates ever confront science? (!)

Check out what the candidates have to say about science in their own words:
Hillary Clinton
Mike Huckabee
John McCain

Barack Obama

1 The F.D.A. in Crisis: It Needs More Money and Talent, editorial, The New York Times, 3 Feb. 2008.

2 How urgent is climate change? Richard Kerr, Science, 23 November, 2007.

3 Our solar future, Kennett Daviss, New Scientist, 8 Dec. 2007.

4 A Science Budget of Choices and Chances, Jeffrey Mervis, Science, 8 Feb. 2008.

5 Scientists Hope to Adjust the President's Vision for Space, Andrew Lawler, Science, 1 Feb. 2008.


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