This is a Associated Press story, which means we can’t give you any excerpts other than direct quotes from individuals. It doesn’t matter in this case because we hunted around and found a video of the event they’re reporting. You can click on that and be way ahead of the AP. It only lasts for a minute or so.
As for the AP story, we found it in the Arizona Daily Star located in Tucson, Arizona, but it’s about a congressman from Georgia. The headline is Congressman calls evolution a lie from ‘pit of hell’.
It seems that Congressman Paul Broun, a Republican whose district includes Athens, where the University of Georgia is located, said that evolution and the Big Bang theory are “lies straight from the pit of hell.” He made that statement at a sportsman’s banquet, which explains the background you’ll see in the video.
According to Wikipedia, the man is a medical doctor, and in Congress he’s a member of the Committee on Science and Technology and also the Committee on Homeland Security.
Go ahead, watch the video. The man is a world-class idiot. Verily, we are governed by fools.
See also: Answers in Genesis Defends Paul Broun.
Update: Paul Broun vs. Charles Darwin.
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