After reading innumerable articles over the years about men of power and influence denying scientific evidence of climate change, denying that women should have equal rights, supporting trickle-down economic theory despite its having been proven not to work, and generally opening their mouth and making fools of themselves on a variety of important topics, it is time to do something about it.
Education is the answer. Since universities seem to be having trouble staying relevant and getting enough students, I propose they offer a new educational opportunity by starting a Department of Denial and Misogynistic Studies.
It would help prepare the next generation of conservative leaders for disregarding the facts (and the will of the people)!
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