From Watts Up With That:
DonS writes in comments:Mark Steyn, embroiled in a lawsuit brought by Dr. Mike Mann, is asking for suggestions as to how he can substantiate his case during the discovery phase of the trial. Plainly, Steyn wants the Climate Skeptic blogosphere to provide lines of inquiry which will support certain statements . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Steyn Appeals To The Denio-Sphere!
Is he crashing and burning, in other words? Getting involved in a potentially ruinious lawsuit must be bad enough; representing yourself must surely make it worse. Witness this, from The Orange County Register, one of the papers that publishes Mr. Steyn’s work:
Editor’s note: Syndicated columnist Mark Steyn has not filed a column with the . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Is Mark Steyn Doing A Slo-Mo Double Endo Into The Snow Fence Of Failure?
A print-screen from a recently filed motion (its only two pages long):
One can only speculate. But Steyn has, as Ezra Levant sometimes does, kept up with the abuse once proceedings have been launched against him. For example last week on his N.R. blog. Lawyers don’t like it when you make their job defending you more . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Speaking Of Losing Your Lawyer: Mark Steyn Has Lost His in Mann v. National Review
…is considering a run for the U.S. Senate. He may need an extra income source if Mike Mann’s defamation case against the National Review goes the way it appears to be headed:
“The Court finds that there is sufficient evidence in the record to demonstrate that Plaintiff is likely to succeed on the merits,” said . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: No Wonder Mark Steyn
In October of last year, climate scientist Michael Mann filed suit against Mark Steyn and the National Review for a piece Steyn wrote in that publication, and against the Competitive Enterprise Institute for a piece that appeared earlier on its blog. The articles in question described Mann’s hockey stick graph, his reconstruction of pre-instrument temperature . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Mann Vs. Steyn: Mann Takes A Round
Caol Waino’s on-line sleuthery is noticed by J-Source. My favorite bit from their short article:
(When contacted by J-Source for comment on the story, Maclean’s declined)
This isn’t the first time Mark has brought shame to the magazine of choice of Canadian dentists–I mean it has to be, right? Its all I can ever find to read in . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Steyn Makes More Trouble For Macleans