Yesterday, I noticed this in the UK Gaurdian re. The Heartland Institute’s ongoing travails:
A number of other experts meanwhile began cutting their ties with Heartland, according to a tally kept by a Canadian blogger BigCityLiberal.
But I noted that they just linked to my blog front page. So I thought I would work up a proper tally of those Heartland “experts” who have responded to my email re the now infamous billboard:
On May 11, Heartland Institute fellow Dennis Avery became the first to bite, penning this passionate if somewhat cracked defense of the institute. You can see the form letter
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So, for the past couple of days I have been sending out emails to those scientist/intellectual types on the Heartland Institute’s Expert pages, letting them know that 1) they are in fact listed as HI experts (which some of them may not realize), and 2) that HI recently launched a horribly tasteless billboard campaign, which they quickly abandoned, comparing scientists and others who believe in the reality of anthropogenic global warming to the Unabomber and other mass murdering types. I’ve also asked them if, in light of these facts, they are willing to continue to be associated with HI, because
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