[In response to the question posed at A Few Things Ill Considered]
When he blogs, Roger really only has two speeds: anti-mitigation and troll. He’s certainly outdone himself in the latter category, calling Gavin Schmidt of GISS and RealClimate a thief [emphasis mine]:
Due to an inadvertent release of information, NASA’s Gavin Schmidt (a “real scientist” of the Real Climate blog) admits to stealing a scientific idea.
Of course Gavin “admitted” no such thing, nor is the alleged victim of the “theft” actually claiming such. I suppose when a formerly interesting blog becomes little more than a pit stop for the denialosphere, one does what one can to drive up traffic, but still…
[UPDATE: I think WC summarizes it beautifully.]