June 3, 2015
Steve Sailer on the ‘gay marriage research project’ hoax
Steve Sailer writes:
But a gay Berkeley grad student named David Broockman had been trying since 2013 to extend to LaCour’s miraculous finding about how to bully voters into supporting gay marriage. Yet, Broockman couldn’t quite figure out how LaCour had executed the study.
Multiple details in the paper made no sense. Broockman began quietly discussing his suspicions with professors about LaCour and Green, but quickly ran into academic omertà: don’t make the profession look bad by letting the public see its dirty laundry.