"Science can't be a Republican issue. It can't be a Democratic issue. And it certainly can't be a niche issue. The future security and prosperity of our beloved nation — and Earth itself — depends on it."
Wow, just wow. Dan Rather nailed it like no other journalist I have ever read. Must reading for all.
SCIENCE (from the Latin for 'knowledge') informs wisdom, reason and humanism. This is a 4-legged worldview within reality that maximizes well-being for individuals and society.