Clinton Assails Bush's 'War on Science'

Clinton focused mostly on policy proposals, but she also drew laughs for paraphrasing the faux right-wing fury of Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert, saying “this administration doesn’t make decisions on facts, it makes facts based on decisions.”
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Its sad that Science is becoming controversial. When she says When I am president, scientific integrity will not be the exception it will be the rule. my only thought is why is that an issue?