Let's see, am I surprised that an administration which uses fear and ignorance as a tool propagated ignorance? Ummmm no.
It is never okay to squash and repress scientific advancement just because it doesn't fit your political agenda. I can't wait to see what the person in charge of the global warming lie machine has to say. And before you start, there is already proof of that-- Phil Cooney anyone?
It wasn't just stem cell research and and birth control.