Here in Minnesota we have a think tank called the Center for the American Experiment.
Here are some issues they've been publicly wrong about over the past few decades:
Housing and land use
So wrong they've won awards for wrongness. https://nepc.colorado.edu/think-tank/bunkum-awards/2012
But they still have enough money to keep paying people to be wrong, and to put up billboards(!)
WHO KEEPS GIVING THESE DIPSTICKS MONEY