“There is evidence that the corrosion in the public attitude to climate science has spread over to other areas of science,” said Ralph Cicerone, president of the National Academy of Sciences, citing public opinion surveys in the US and elsewhere. [Read]
If you want people to trust you then tell them the truth.
When a politician explains why they have not done what they said they were going to do while campaigning with statements such as, 'That was just a campaign promise," as if we should all know that is an acceptable lie.
Remember, liars lie. You do not go to liars to solve problems.