Semi-Daily Journal Archive

The Blogspot archive of the weblog of J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics and Chair of the PEIS major at U.C. Berkeley, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Friday, December 01, 2006

Romney Appoints Non-Scientist To Stem-Cell Board

A reason to be unhappy with Mitt Romney:

Romney Appoints Non-Scientist To Stem-Cell Board | TPMCafe: By Eric Kleefeld: Mitt Romney, who's trying to cast himself as the true conservative alternative to John McCain and Rudy Giuliani, has appointed a little-known budget planner with zero science experience to a state board which doles out funding for stem-cell research and other biotech initiatives, the Associated Press reports. Romney's pick, Aaron D'Ella, was given the job of executive director for the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center at a salary of $125,000 a year, and no search for better-qualified candidates was undertaken...

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