Review of Give Me a Break: How I Exposed Hucksters, Cheats, and Scam Artists and Became the Scourge of the Liberal Media

Review of Give Me a Break: How I Exposed Hucksters, Cheats, and Scam Artists and Became the Scourge of the Liberal Media

Hrab Review
April 30, 2004

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Acrobats, NASCAR drivers, rodeo clowns—three of the world’s most dangerous professions.  Today, given doomsayers’ reactions when someone questions their pronouncements, we could add the occupation of skeptic to this list.  Witness the public pillory of Bjørn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist (and winner of CEI’s Julian Simon Award for 2003).  As the Cato Institute’s Steve Hanke notes, the campaign against Lomborg proves “what any fighter pilot knows: that when you start receiving flak, you know you are over the target.”