[FoRK] Palin: pro-life AND sympathetic to creationism

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Fri Aug 29 11:32:47 PDT 2008


On Aug 29, 2008, at 12:51 PM, Russell Turpin wrote:

> This blog post is from 2006:
>
> http://scienceblogs.com/afarensis/2006/10/27/intelligent_design_and_the_ala/
>
> Realizing that there's nought so queer as folk, and not pretending to
> understand all the demographic segments in this nation, I can't say
> whether there is some group of voters who would have supported Hillary
> who will find appeal in Palin.
>
> But I doubt she'll have much appeal to anyone pro-science or pro- 
> choice.
>
> And Bush has shown us just how important it is to have a president who
> doesn't cater to the religious wingnuts on science issues.

Sigh, Bush *was* a religious nutcase, or more generally just a  
nutcase.  I see nothing in Palin's brief -- or the above -- that's  
particularly worrisome.

No candidate is perfect.  She doesn't seem particularly scary hard- 
line to me.

jb



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