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As someone who follows both a fair bit, a number of interesting parallels could be drawn between the global warming denialists an the IDers. There's many important differences too, but one thing you certainly get is "bad science" that couldn't be pulled apart most well educated people - and takes other scientists to do the job:
http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2008/05/how-to...

These days, when global warming inactivists need to trot out somebody with some semblance of scientific credentials (from the dwindling supply who have made themselves available for such purposes), it seems that they increasingly turn to Roy Spencer, a Principal Research Scientist at the University of Alabama. Roy does have a handful of peer-reviewed publications, some of which have quite decent and interesting results in them. However, the thing you have to understand is that what he gets through peer-review is far less threatening to the mainstream picture of anthropogenic global warming than you'd think from the spin he puts on it in press releases, presentations and the blogosphere. His recent guest article on Pielke Sr's site is a case in point, and provides the fodder for our discussion today.
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