Skip to comments.A Young Bush Appointee Resigns His Post at NASA
Posted on 02/08/2006 8:33:55 AM PST by MurryMom
George C. Deutsch, the young presidential appointee at NASA who told public affairs workers to limit reporters' access to a top climate scientist and told a Web designer to add the word "theory" at every mention of the Big Bang, resigned yesterday, agency officials said.
Mr. Deutsch's resignation came on the same day that officials at Texas A&M University confirmed that he did not graduate from there, as his résumé on file at the agency asserted.
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That's a heck of a vetting process we have going on at the moment. We nominate Ms Smith off the street for the Supreme Court and appoint lying college drop-outs for heading up positions in NASA. Whoever came up with the vetting process for nominations and appointees needs to be fired and replaced with someone who actually does more than 5 minutes of research and investigating before advising the President.
> So what.
The "so what" is that an uneducated, anti-science goober was put in a position of authority at an agency that is based on hard science.
He probably subscribes to the "theory" that learning penetrates his thick skull by divine will, therefore no effort on his part is necessary.
Do you think he'll get 3 bogus purple hearts for it?
Double so what.
His "position of authority" was enforcing the generally-accepted AP Style manual - big whoop.
I didn't realize that the Big Bang had graduated from theory to scientific fact.
> His "position of authority" was enforcing the generally-accepted AP Style manual
No, it was in *lying* about the facts.
Check the keywords. This story is DU fodder, nothing more.
Did so decades ago with Ed Hubbles research.
Yes, and maybe the President should think for more than 5 seconds before appointing the people who make recommend these Republican Party activist college dropouts for prominent positions in NASA and other government agencies.
At least we get rid of ours; you try to elect yours president.
Any time you're in a position to hire someone, it takes just a few minutes to confirm the applicant's education. Just call the registrar of wherever he said he went. Done and done.
It never will, unless you can observe it (ie, create a universe).....
Much evidence has been found in support of it, though.... not to say the case is closed....
Of course, relativity isn't fact, either, by the same standards.
Please show us any evidence that the President even knew about this kid's position.
Hey I didn't graduate from A&M either - I wonder if I could get this job???
I like a big bang now and then even if it is in theory.
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