No Such Thing As Bad Publicity

That's the strategy that James Watson, co-decrypter of the mysteries of DNA, chose to employ to sell some books on his current tour. The money quote:
The 79-year-old geneticist reopened the explosive debate about race and science in a newspaper interview in which he said Western policies towards African countries were wrongly based on an assumption that black people were as clever as their white counterparts when "testing" suggested the contrary. He claimed genes responsible for creating differences in human intelligence could be found within a decade.
It's a shame that the person who took "part in the unravelling of DNA" didn't come across anything in his research that would prevent the unravelling of his mind. Crazy like a fox, I suppose.

[H/T to Cynical-C]

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