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Defining “Creationism” Down

Randy Barnett follows up his post on the appalling prevalence of creationists in the GOP, with a point I’ve also been hammering over and over: Defining “Creationism” Down.

If your favorite candidate is on record favoring creationism as science to be taught in government schools, he or she has already sunk himself on the national political scene whether you like it or not. Better find another candidate.

Indeed. Nice to see another conservative blogger who isn’t going to remain silent while pseudo-science wrecks the reputation of the GOP. Let’s see; we have me, Randy, and Allahpundit. Anyone else? Let me know and I’ll link your blog in this post.

Also see

UPDATE at 2/24/09 1:14:13 pm:

Some conservative bloggers going off the reservation on this issue:

Noblesse Oblige » Which Controversy? Discovery Institute vs Science

Daimnation!: Darwin’s next fight

The Atheist Conservative : If I saw an angel or if man was made of brass

Chicago Boyz » Blog Archive » Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin

Well That’s Just Dandy….: I Don’t Know Why This Is So Hard To Understand….

Kerplunk - Common sense from Down Under: The Discovery Institute’s willful destruction of Christian values

sisu: ‘Why can’t we get over our post-Marxist nostalgia?’

An old friend and philosophy geek: Blog Here Now

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