“Heartland Institute Responds to Pacific Institute’s Reinstatement of Gleick – cites Federal criminal prosecution“ (2012-06-07). Anthony Watts loves the thrill of leaping to a conclusion. Here, he regurgitates a Heartland Institute press release muttering sourly about the Pacific Institute’s announcement that they had reinstated Dr. Peter Gleick after investigating his “stealing” Heartland Fakegate documents. Documents that were so sensitive that staff e-mailed them to pretty much anyone that asked.
The Heartland Institute also mutters that they wish the Feds would charge Dr. Gleick with… something. In other words, “just you wait until your father gets home!”
But what really gets under the Anthony and Heartland’s skin is that “the Pacific Institute has refused to identify who conducted its investigation” This is total conspiracy stuff! There. Was. No. Investigation. You can put money on that, pal.
Anthony adds an admission a few hours later:
Note: shortly before I received this statement from Heartland, I got an email identifying the investigating organization.
So Anthony knew the Heartland statement was inaccurate and still he chose to post it uncorrected.
Way more satisfying to slap your mouth to the megaphone and start bellowing, isn’t it Anthony?