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flagamuffin  ·  723 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Thanks to Trump, Scientists Are Planning to Run for Office

    preventing idiotic congrescritters from getting in the way

feel free to tag me in any post where this ever happens through the process we discussed above (a scientist gets elected to an important position, lands on the appropriations committee, prevents a decline in science funding OR introduces a pro-science bill that passes and wouldn't have passed except for his presence OR etc etc etc

meanwhile t-cells

ButterflyEffect  ·  723 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Howard Dean was a Doctor.

Bill Frist was a Physician and Majority Leader.

Scientists? Close. I see your point with anti-intellectualism in politics, but your attitude towards this topic is shit.

ThatFanficGuy  ·  723 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    but your attitude towards this topic is shit.

Dude, what the hell? Why are you turning it into a Reddit thread all of a sudden?

ButterflyEffect  ·  723 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Because it a silo'd, defeatist attitude and flag has repeatedly shown no interest in having real conversations on this place as of late. Just blasting a line or three of snark and moving on.

To each their own.

ThatFanficGuy  ·  723 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm not judging you for being disappointed in flags. What bothers me is that you turn a solid reason for being disappointed into "your attitude is shit" which promotes nothing but reciprocal aggression because it's mere trashtalk, and this isn't the place for that.

ButterflyEffect  ·  722 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Because it offers no possible solution, no support or encouragement, no real reasoning, it's just a "fuck you" in a few more words than that. Sorry I was much more up front with what I was trying to say?

ThatFanficGuy  ·  722 days ago  ·  link  ·  

If it's truly such a dreadful comment, I don't know why you'd follow its example.

flagamuffin  ·  723 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    but your attitude towards this topic is shit

much appreciated

bfv  ·  723 days ago  ·  link  ·  

But let's not have more like Bill Frist. One Bill Frist was enough.