Tagged Nancy Reagan

Newsflash: Both Parties Struggle with Science

It is a shopworn cliché that Republicans are anti-science, and to be sure, I do wish that more Republicans would accept that evolution is the best explanation out there (by a lot) regarding the origins of life. But while Democrats are more than willing to make fun of Republicans regarding evolution, they are a whole lot less willing to poke fun at themselves over this: Only 32 percent of Republicans believe in evolution. And most Democrats (51 percent) don’t know both that the Earth goes around the Sun and that it takes a year to do so. These are just some…

Just a Hunch

I am guessing that if Republicans were found to believe in astrology, blog posts like this one would be considered more newsworthy, and the headlines would be filled with snarky references to Nancy Reagan. UPDATE: More here.