Vox has linked to a study that was done to test what level of shoddy research and what amount of left wing gobbledygook would get an academic paper in one of the social sciences rejected. The answer apparently is that any amount of nonsense is acceptable in those fields. In fact, the crazier the paper, the more likely it will be received favorably. Remarkable. Here’s Vox’s link.
Here’s the article he links to.