"In one corner of the ring are Science and Reason. In the other corner: Poisonous Polluters and Right-wing Ideologues."
This is a line from a former, United States Vice-President.
Life in his world is simple. Either you agree with him, which endows you with the qualities of "Science and Reason," or disagree with him, which makes you one of the "Poisonous Polluters and Right-wing Ideologues."
Hip and edgy. A two-fer.
This is the level of debate that one finds consistently from the Left. Why would you want to listen to someone easily identifiable as the "Poisonous Polluters and Right-wing Ideologues?" What purpose would there be to dip into the slime of such anti-science and anti-reason notions? Protein Wisdom offers an opportunity to ask how important framing the debate is.
Compare and contrast to Al Gore here. (h/t Watts Up With That.)