Operation Heartland: The Economist politely sinks the boot into the dying think tank

Good article from The Economist on the Heartland Institute’s death spiral:

Mr Bast decries double standards: those who accept global warming routinely call their opponents Nazis, he argues. He admits that the billboard was in “poor taste” but says it was designed to get attention, and was good value at $200.

To which The Economist dryly notes:

The real price is proving rather higher

Indeed.

3 thoughts on “Operation Heartland: The Economist politely sinks the boot into the dying think tank

  1. mike says:

    We’ve all seen the dodgy mathematical skills of deniers when it comes to statistics…this exemplifies it beautifully.

  2. 2012 and all that says:

    The staggering fall of Heartland is still only the tip of the iceberg unfortunately. The war against the liars and corporate bully boys is far from over.

    • Watching the Deniers says:

      Indeed, it will be a long hard debate – but essential to help clear the way to discuss, debate and implement mitigation and adaptation issues. These can only truly begin if we first confront the denial machine.

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