AMERICAN POLITICS AND PUBLIC OPINION

Pundits Versus Scientists

A battle for the soul of America

Daniel McIntosh, PhD.
Politically Speaking
10 min readMar 7, 2023

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I’ve been a pundit. I’ve been a scientist. And I can tell you, from personal experience, that the two jobs could not be more different. While some scientists play the role of pundits, it often comes at a cost to their work as scientists. And when some pundits pretend to be scientists, it is a ploy to use the respect that science has earned to advance their own political and personal agendas.

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Daniel McIntosh, PhD.
Politically Speaking

Writer, consultant, public speaker. Tired of living in the Dark Ages. Working for something better. Top writer in politics and economics.