To be a good president, you have to be able to evaluate data to make good decisions. Here, therefore, is a round-up of how the leading Republican presidential primary contenders have come down on various science policy issues. Are they swayed more by data, or do they succumb to the allure of the momentarily popular position? Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey evaluates how six leading Republican candidates handle scientific information. The results are not stellar.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
Dumb laws lead to police brutality.
The law would make a federal case out of every aggrieved internet user and compel companies to host messages they do not wish to platform.
It’s a jobs plan that isn’t about jobs, and an infrastructure plan that isn’t about infrastructure.