Just maybe this is a slam at Bush, (backhanded) because Bush made up a lot of science. A friend taught science to 8th graders and had his class find news items about science and lots of weird stuff was put out by the Bush admin. I think this is what he means.
I do wonder what Obama will do for gay rights and that they emcompass, hate crimes, tolerance, marriage, work place discrimination. We'll hope and see.
With the nomination of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Chu for Energy secretary, President-elect Barack Obama made sure no one missed the message in the resume.
"His appointment should send a signal to all that my administration will value science," Obama said during a Chicago news conference Monday. "We will make decisions based on facts, and we understand that the facts demand bold action."