Reply to post: Re: "Mysterious Dr X says, Universe is NOT Expanding" at CanadaFreePress

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Re: "Mysterious Dr X says, Universe is NOT Expanding" at CanadaFreePress

I don't know whether Faux Science Slayer thinks he's slaying Faux Science or whether he's just pretending to slay science, but the article behind that is worth two minutes of your time, if you want a good laugh.

http://canadafreepress.com/article/mysterious-dr-x-says-universe-is-not-expanding

It looks to be the usual Tea Party-type lunacy and denialist dross, but maybe -- just maybe -- it's a skilful satire of the same. It's all there: the basic misunderstanding and mischaracterisations, the inability to spell a famous name consistently, the paranoia about evil scientists manipulating bureaucrats for funding. About the only thing it doesn't mention is that cigarette smoking heals vaccine-damaged babies...

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