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Monday, August 22, 2005

Discovering the Discovery Institute

Posted by on August 22 at 6:10 AM

I don’t think any of us are sufficiently terrified about the Discovery Institute, which keeps putting Seattle on the front page of the New York Times. Yesterday’s front-page story by Jodi Wilgoren outlines the organization’s basics, including its money sources. The best quote: the guy from the Bullitt Foundation, which used to fund the Discovery Institute but doesn’t since they’ve taken a turn toward the wacko, describing the operation as “the instutional love child of Ayn Rand and Jerry Falwell.”