Values beat facts. Even if you value facts. It’s a fact! 2014/01/05 · by infinite8horizon | in Not funny at all alas, Politics | tagged arse-pimple, baby-bleijie, belief, climate change, David Gonski, facts, Hepatitis B vaccination, HPV vaccination, monkey_trials, one-term tony, policy, political_debate, values Why is it ok for politicians to ignore experts, even ridicule experts, to demonstrate appalling ignorance, and to support policies that have failed not once, but many times? Because values beat facts. CAUTION ADVISED: long thinky piece ahead.