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A delightful concluding chapter savages today's muddleheaded efforts to conflate religion and science: the soul as quantum, the anthropic principle, and more.
Despite its portentous tone and plentiful statistics, The Bell Curve is revealed in its final chapter as a muddleheaded brief for the economic status quo and right-wing social engineering.
At worst, he flails about, trying one overblown effect after another in a muddleheaded attempt to do something interesting.
Meanwhile Boris lowered the tone by reaching for his book of alliterative abuse (get it?), calling the Labour leader a "muddleheaded mugwump".
And on his first full day in the job, Mr Smith attacked the Prime Minister and his cabinet and dismissed the coalition government's economic policy as "muddleheaded and ideological".
the time-slip Playing Beatie Bow (1980) and The Muddleheaded Wombat books (minus the dreadful hyphen in the definitive issue published in October that also includes Ruth's last piece of writing, an essay on the origins of Wombat).
McConnell said "there is no more distinguished jurist in the land" than Bork and criticized the prospects of Supreme Court nominees who are "unknown, muddleheaded middle-of-the-roaders." (July 12, 1987, Newsday)
The idealism of the 60s and 70s, the eras of the hippies and the punks, had been muddleheaded.
The central message - attacking Labour for its record rather than focusing on the Conservatives and Lib Dems - was seen as muddleheaded and, while she was not solely responsible, does raise questions about Ms Jones' political antennae.