Tag Archives: elections

Gary Johnson: Cry Me A River

Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for President in 2012, just published an op-ed in the Washington Times in which he griped about not having been given enough free air time in the 2012 Presidential elections.  (A rather interesting complaint from a supposed libertarian.) I was immediately suspicious.  Is it possible Gary Johnson really has a contribution […]

America: Ready to vote for an atheist?

As a scientist, I’m skeptical of public opinion polls, which depend so heavily on the wording of questions, the context of the survey, and representativeness or appropriateness of the sample, among many other factors.  Then, too, I’m always suspicious as to the extent to which one’s willingness to render an opinion on a survey translates […]