I have finally found a political cause (OK…perhaps a pseudo-political cause) that I can support! Scientific American is requesting that its readers send in examples of stupid science statements made by public figures.
Many public figures feel that their public status automatically turns them into experts in any subject they are asked about. Of course this is ludicrous, but so are many “facts” that come out of famous people’s mouths. This is bound to be fun so be sure to participate!
Here’s a GREAT example from one of our all time favorite politicians-Sara Palin: