Up Next: David Michaels

by
Abby Zimet

With rabid wingnuts having successfully felled Van Jones, they have set their sights on the next victim:
Dr. David Michaels, Obama's eminently qualified choice to head the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration. To Red State, Michaels
is "a radical...who makes Van Jones look tame" and who had the audacity
to "smear BPA, an innovative chemical used to make plastics stronger."
To sane people, Michaels is a progressive, knowledgeable, award-winning occupational epidemiologist
who wrote the highly regarded book, "Doubt is Their Product: How
Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health." Ergo: When the
time comes, people, let's speak up.

 

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