ananyo writes: The Virgina Supreme Court on Friday tossed out an investigation by the state’s conservative attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, into Michael Mann, the former University of Virginia climatologist whose work on the now-famous hockey-stick graph (http://blogs.nature.com/news/files/2012/03/hockey-stick-graph-from-nature-1998.jpg) has become a lightning rod for climate skeptics. The 'climategate' scientist has been cleared of wrongdoing by a number of investigations. (http://science.slashdot.org/story/11/08/25/1640224/michael-mann-vindicated-again-over-climategate) (http://science.slashdot.org/story/10/05/05/0012215/second-inquiry-exonerates-climatic-research-unit?sdsrc=rel)
"All the people are so happy now, their heads are caving in. I'm glad they
are a snowman with protective rubber skin"
-- They Might Be Giants