Sarah Palin On Evolution: In Her Own Words

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Is Sarah Palin a creationist? An adherent to the theory of intelligent design? A conventional Christian? A Deist? Here is Palin, in her own words, writing on page 217 of her book.  My conclusion is that she's a creationist but doesn't want to be called a creationist because the word connotes, as she says, "wild-eyed fundamentalists burying evidence for any kind of evolution under an avalanche of Bible verses."

 


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Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

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