Neil deGrasse Tyson on “cherry-picking” science to support one’s political druthers. The message, of course, is addressed primarily to GOP Yahoos who enjoy sticking their fingers in their ears and singing “la la la.”
My favorite piece of Tyson wi(t)sdom from this interview: “If you gain ten pounds this month, you don’t say, ‘Repeal gravity! I object to gravity!'”
Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate 2014-2019, has published 17 books, including a translation of flash fictions by Mexican author Miguel Lupián, and co-edited two anthologies. He lives in the mountains southwest of Denver, Colorado, the city where he was born. He teaches at the University of Denver's University College, where he currently directs three programs: Professional Creative Writing, Arts & Culture Management, and Global Community Engagement.