Why don’t Americans elect scientists to office?

Back in August of 2011, the New York Times published an interactive feature titled If I Were President. The Times ran the opinions of 12 respondents in total, including astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson — director of the Hayden Planetarium and one of the most compelling science communicators of our time. » 2/15/12 9:15am 2/15/12 9:15am