They do know each other though.
That 4 dog defense is a laugh.
No matter what way you chose to disagree with borderbeeman he can shoe-horn it into one of the categories and shout 'told you so'
It is beyond his comprehension that people disagree with him simply because a lot of what he posts is inaccurate, exaggerated and spun.
Everyone knows that insecticide kills insects but as Barry says why are millions of colonies exposed to neonicotinoids not in difficulties.
Canada and Australia are two places which spring to mind - and yes I am sure he can come up with some data which shows some losses in both places but Barry's point is still the crux of the matter.