Why do some USMB Republicans say it's Democrats who don't believe in "evolution"?

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    From Gallup:

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    We just need to make that clear. The majority of Republicans do not believe in evolution.

    Evolution is not a science that stands by itself.

    It's a "scientific theory" that is backed up by:

    Geology
    Plate Tectonics
    Astronomy
    Genetics
    Paleontology
    and many other fields of science

    Evolution Science Teaching Products - NSTA Evolution Resources

    And still, right wingers on this board question "evolution". I don't get it. I seriously don't.
     
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    So, faith and knowledge are mutually exclusive, eh?



    Derp, derp,derp, derp.........
     
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    If that's how you see it. We know for sure evolution is true. Faith is, well, "faith". Belief without evidence.
     
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    Why are radical lefties so hung up on evolution? Are they pushing for the right to marry outside their species?
     
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    Yes. And you think faith and knowledge are mutually exclusive.

    Idiot.
     
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    Denie knows he is intellectually outclassed by most of the board, Because of that he has an enormous need to prove that he is actually one of the superior beings here. He thinks by associating himself with the smart ones in one regard, he becomes an intellectually superior being in all regards. Which just shows off how spectacularly stupid the man is anyway.

    If you believe in the current views of science as a religious obligation, that really does not make you any intellectually superior to the dolt who worships an idol in the forest. Science is moved forward by questions, not regurgitated answers.

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    1. I agree that it's more likely that Republicans believe in creationism and not the Democrats. I can't recall anyone who says or said otherwise.

    2. You chart is most likely wrong. While the majority of people who believe in creationism are most likely GOP, I am more than positive that it isn't the majority of the GOP that does.

    3. I am a registered Republican and i believe in evolution.
     
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    I'm curious. Why would you think that? And look at what Republicans on this site say. Would they agree with you?
    And if you can find a poll that says otherwise, please post it.
     
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    Speaking of evolution, whose ass did you come out of
     
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    One of the interesting points of what I have seen of Rdean's discussion of evolution is his rather tenuous grasp of the theory. If challenged to write 200 words on his understanding of the the topic he would be hard pressed to do so, and would probably get it fundamentally wrong, as he seems to be a believer in Lamarkian inheritance of acquired characteristics rather than the current Darwinian view of evolution by mutation and selection.
     

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