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Liberals have found more brain drainees

May 11, 2009

The Liberals have issued a press release wherein they criticize the government’s research funding cuts and lament the loss of our estimable and face-of-the-issue AIDS researcher Dr. Sekaly. The Libs have done their homework, and found two more scientists with whom to beat the Conservatives. These researcher sapparently left Canada to work elsewhere after their funding was cut off. It’s hard to see how researchers who started new jobs months ago, presumably after some degree of reflection and negotiation, are indicative of a problem with a budget whose cuts won’t be felt until next year, but it isn’t stopping the Liberals from making the connection.

Any researchers planning on taking new positions outside Canada be forewarned that doing so is now considered a political act…

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