Wow. So Steve McIntyre gave a private email I sent to him to Mark Steyn, who publishes it without permission.
When I learned Internet ethics, that kind of thing was competely verboten.
Having to be a snake to make an argument means your cause is already lost.
But that's how Steyn chooses to make a living -- he's a thug who is reduced to earning money by ambushing scientists and whoever writes about them.
I once thought a little better of McIntyre than this. Clearly that was a mistake -- he's turned out to be the kind of snake who slithers alongside the thugs of the world, whispering wicked ideas into their ears. It's not hard to understand why McIntyre is frustrated -- his work has gone nowhere, while Mann has won a major award from his colleagues, has a prominent position with real influence in the debate, is published everywhere, and is quoted in the media basically every day.
Two of Canada's finest.