Another take on the importance of Climategate.
I for one will only be calling the unknown person who either hacked or leaked this information a Whistle blower. And thank heaven someone was brave enough to do it!
By Roger L. Simon.
Climategate is about a lot more than climate. It’s about science and its relationship to politics and profit, the academy, the state and, perhaps most importantly, information control. The manner through which we learn (or thought we did) important knowledge about key aspects of our existence, the way things are hidden, has been exposed in this one instance like the Wizard of Oz.
This is just the first paragraph, go read the whole thing.