Yep. We warned you. We tried.
“Speaking for myself, I don’t demand a Lincoln. You get one every century, if you’re lucky. But maybe some minimal standards, some loose connection to right and wrong?”
“In the meantime, as this sorry episode plays itself out, it will be useful as a reminder not only of how cheaply some people will sell out their own integrity…but also of how much even good people can convince themselves of the most foolish things.”
Caspar Netscher: obscurity as a selling point
Give natural history museums back to the grown-ups