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Turning Left: Royal Society Attacks US Republican Party

Having recently announced that he wants to use the Royal Society as a tool to influence political debate, Paul Nurse has now decided that he’s going to use his position as Royal Society president to try to influence elections more directly, taking a direct shot at the US Republican party.

Is it just me that finds the spectacle of the president of the Royal Society wallowing around in the mud just a little unedifying?

Bishop Hill, 15 September 2011