DUMPING ON DARWIN

PAT BUCHANAN'S ATTACKS ON THE TEACHING OF GODLESS EVOLUTION TAP A RICH VEIN OF UNSCIENTIFIC THOUGHT

WITH PAT BUCHANAN SOUNDING OFF on everything from abortion to foreign aid, it's perhaps not surprising that he would have something to say about science as well. He's not descended from monkeys, the presidential candidate told Sam Donaldson on ABC's This Week, and he doesn't think children should be taught that they are. "I believe you're a creature of God," he said. "I think [parents] have a right to insist that Godless evolution not be taught to their children or their children not be indoctrinated in it."

Nearly 140 years after Charles Darwin's Origin of Species, that message still has remarkably...

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