Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, January 25, 2020

In the first two years of the Trump administration, more than 1,600 federal scientists left government, according to Office of Personnel Management employment data analyzed by The Washington Post. That represents a 1.5 percent drop, compared with the 8 percent increase during the same period in the Obama administration. One-fifth of the high-level appointee positions in science are vacant " normally filled by experts who shape policy and ensure research integrity. Of those who departed, the numbers were greatest among social scientists, soil conservationists, hydrologists and experts in the physical sciences " chemistry, geology, astronomy and physics. At the Environmental Protection Agency, nearly 700 scientists have left in the past three years, according to The Post analysis. The EPA has hired 350 replacements.

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At the Environmental Protection Agency, nearly 700 scientists have left in the past three years, according to The Post analysis. The EPA has hired 350 replacements.

Is the bloated orange schittstain replacing the scientists with the turds who helped with his Trump U scam?

#1 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2020-01-25 02:07 PM | Reply

Seems like the Nazi approach.I wonder how long before we have "freedom science"? Seriously tho' these bozos are reAlly stupid and dangerous. We need first Class science in gov.

#2 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2020-01-25 02:28 PM | Reply

Fake science, fake news, fake elections, fake impeachment trial, fake President.

#3 | Posted by Corky at 2020-01-25 03:51 PM | Reply

He needs to keep people stupid so they will follow him. That's why he also like fox so much.

#4 | Posted by bat4255 at 2020-01-25 07:36 PM | Reply

In a way I agree with this. If you're going to ignore everything these people say why continue to pay them?

#5 | Posted by SomebodyElse at 2020-01-26 09:48 AM | Reply

The EPA has hired 350 replacements.

H1b replacements no doubt... Indians and Chinese doing jobs that Americans don't want to do...

#6 | Posted by Pegasus at 2020-01-26 12:02 PM | Reply

www.washingtonexaminer.com

Why did they leave?

#7 | Posted by Petrous at 2020-01-26 04:23 PM | Reply

Fed pays less.

#8 | Posted by Petrous at 2020-01-26 05:28 PM | Reply

Many of the left is good on science, with the exception of their blindness on gender, and vaccinations.

#9 | Posted by MSgt at 2020-01-26 06:48 PM | Reply

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