Hurrah to the Pennsylvanians who chose to continue teaching science in science class. A hearty boo to the Kansans who seek to turn back the clock on progress. When school board elections in Dover, Pennsylvania get coverage in the Scottish media, clearly something is awry. Politics, schmolitics…80 years ago, it was the Democrats who opposed teaching evolution.
I think it’s safe to say that Pat Robertson has a point of view that doesn’t entirely align with my own. Today he said, “I’d like to say to the good citizens of Dover: if there is a disaster in your area, don’t turn to God, you just rejected Him from your city.” Of course, this is relatively mild compared to his suggesting that Hugo Chavez be assassinated and that the State Department be blown up with a nuclear device. (I guess he didn’t think contamination would be an issue….”