Politics

Anthropologists Hit Back at Rick Scott

Rick Scott can't open his mouth without causing some sort of controversy. While pushing the need to get more Florida college students to major in things like science and math, he dissed anthropologists.

"Is it a vital interest of the state to have more anthropologists? I don't think so," he said.

Now the American Anthropological Association has released an angry letter addressed to Scott.


Here's the letter, which was signed by AAA president Virginia Dominguez and executive director William E. Davis:

It's like Scott doesn't even have to try and piss people off anymore. He's a natural at it. Sounds like ripe ground for an anthropological study.

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Kyle Munzenrieder