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August 31, 2005

Romney talks up science education - does he mean it?

Romney's speech at Raytheon, which apparently had all the trappings of a presidential campaign event, noted the importance of science education in America if we are to remain competitive.

Well, on that, I agree with him.  But the devil is of course in the details.  So here's a detail I've been thinking about lately: school boards around the country are trying to force the pseudo-theory of "intelligent design" down the throats of science students who should instead be learning about actual science, namely, evolutionary biology.

I wonder what Mitt Romney thinks about that, and whether he would speak out against "intelligent design" as part of his campaign to boost science education.  Let's ask him.

Posted by David at 10:25 AM in Massachusetts | Permalink


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