President Bush Takes Credit for Stem Cell Breakthrough.

26 November 2007

Wired Magazine reports:

The metaphorical ink had no sooner dried on last week’s skin cell-to-stem cell breakthrough than President Bush and his supporters took credit for it.
Echoing a celebratory White House press release, Bush policy adviser Karl Zinsmeister told the New York Times that “This is very much in accord with the president’s vision from the get-go…. I don’t think there’s any doubt that the president’s drawing of lines on cloning and embryo use was a positive factor in making this come to fruition.”

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