But the man has a microphone and a camera, and in the world today–that’s better than competence, that’s notoriety and fame.
Why should we care what the essay says about Bill Nye, sort of a carney barker character? Because these things make a difference in public discourse.
The media control the content and influence the direction of the culture. Used to be the monolithic 3 netwark system, now it’s a much broader selection and sources of influence, but the left still dominates. Bill Nye impacts more people than I do, for example. I am sure his audiences are in the hundreds of thousands or even millions.