Anyone else remember when the left repeatedly claimed “dissent is the highest form of patriotism?” Good times.

You may also know Michael Mann as the man behind the widely discredited “hockey stick graph.”

Via College Reporter:

[I]n November of 2009, hackers acquired several of Mann’s emails with climate researchers at the Climatic Research Unit of the University of East Anglia, and published them on the Internet, which eventually started the Climatic Research Unit email controversy. PSU appointed two reviews related to the emails and Mann’s research and he was then cleared of misconduct, stating there was no substance to the allegations, but criticized him for sharing unpublished documents with third parties.

Soon after, a Virginia attorney attempted to attain documents relating to several Mann grant applications in the Attorney General of Virginia’s climate science investigation, but the case was defended and the court ruled that the attorney didn’t have the authority for his demands.

…“Science has informed important decisions that have moved this great country forward so I am saddened to see one major political party [Republican] and some energy industry interests openly attacking science,” Mandia explained. “These attacks are un-American and are threatening the future of this country”

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