So Mark Peters says that Lunney is next in the witch hunt (and OMG, but if that isn't the most ironic choice of a phrase EVER). He challenges: Would that a few more Christians, Jews and Muslims from all parties would step forward and confirm their faith publicly.
Okay, well, I'm not exactly a public figure, but if any of the schmucks in office are anything like me, and I happen to know that many of them are (there are a number of UCC clergy in politics), then they believe in God, the Creator, AND evolution. The vast majority of Christians don't believe in the young earth crap. The vast majority of us are smart enough not to take every word of the bible literally when, HELLO, there are two separate creation stories, and they contradict each other. Duh.
Let me make this as clear as I can: I am Christian. I believe in God, the Creator, the Great Spirit, whatever you want to call him/her/it/them. I have no problem whatsoever reconciling that with evolution. For all I know, it's a grand plan. Just as I personally can and do grow and change, so does the species, so does the earth, so does the universe.
Why is this so difficult for them to understand? Oh, right. Because they're idiots.
p.s. Can anyone tell me how the literalists handle the outright contradictory creation stories? I'm honestly curious.