Warring ideologies 1

March 19, 2004

On the issue of the Bush administration's deplorable politically motivated attitude towards stem-cell research, Elizabeth Blackburn, member of the President's Council on Bioethics until her recent dismissal, is quoted as saying: "It's Lysenko all over again" ("The right's hijack of US science", March 12). I hope Ms Blackburn has a change of clothing packed ready for when she is shipped off to Guantanamo Bay (or worse).

Allen Esterson
Hammersmith

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