Irrelevant. Cooking isnt scientific either, that doesnt justify mistreatment of cooks. I wonder how many people would turn against science when scientists start ridiculing everyone that enjoys cooked meals.Complete horse puckey! There is nothing scientific about ID.
Design of life seems to be ruled out by definition in science (not falsifiable or something like that), regardless if its true or not. A scientist saying that ID isnt true because it isnt science, is like a brainsurgeon saying that a leg isnt broken because its not a brain.The day they can present solid evidence supporting their speculation rather than the "It's just too hard for us to understand the actual evidence" view that they currently argue with is the day they'll earn credibility among scientists.