UPDATE: I also sent Michael Tobis an fyi about this blog post. His response was friendly and constructive and it fits right into the Map vs. Territory Problem I'm struggling with, so I hope to return to it when I can.
In fairness I will share the following quotes from Dr. Tobis' interesting email.
Michael Tobis started with: I have to say that while I found the one instance of Klotzbach's work that I looked into very weak, that doesn't mean I disagree very much with this assertion, ...
and finished with: ... When I spoke of "Klotzbach" in my blog entries I was using scientific shorthand. I meant a specific paper we were discussing. I have not formed an opinion of Klotzbach as a person or a scientist, and I didn't mean anything ad hominem. I'm pretty sure James didn't either._____________________________________________