"Anything that doesn't fit into the political appointees' ideological, theological or political agenda is ignored, marginalized or simply buried," Dr., who served as the nation's top doctor from 2002 until 2006, told a House of Representatives committee.
"The problem with this approach is that in public health, as in a democracy, there is nothing worse than ignoring science, or marginalizing the voice of science for reasons driven by changing political winds. The job of surgeon general is to be the doctor of the nation, not the doctor of a political party,"added.
Hopefully Carmona's testimony and the continued investigations involving the Attorney Purge in the Department of Justice will yield some concrete accountability for these crooks and liars. If they are allowed to leave office unscathed, it will be a travesty of democracy.