In the sense that they misallocate research funds to pseudosciencies, particularly diet, ‘health’, anthropology, sociology and psychology, then yes.
In the sense that they prohibit research into eugenics such as stem cell research and human genome improvement, then yes.
In the sense that they deny races, the harm of diversity, and the near universal importance of Intelligence and industriousness, then yes.
In the sense that they leave technological investment to the private sector instead of partnering on high capital investment technologies, then yes.
In the sense that they underfund NASA, and the high cost of non-mathematical research into the physical universe, then yes.
in the sense that they underfund the PRODUCTION of military hardware that works and practice incremental improvement including the supply chain, rather than fund experimental military hardware that is of very limited value, then yes.