Paul Broun (R-GA) recently stood before a church group claiming that “evolution and the Big Bang theory were lies straight from the pit of Hell” and that “the folks who were taught that from understanding that they needed a savior.”

At first glance, I wasn’t too surprised reading about this.  Georgia <check>.  Republican <check>.  Church group <check>.  The usual benchmarks expected for such ridiculous nonsense.

Then I learned that Paul Broun is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  WTF?!?

What business does this type of throwback have to be serving, in any capacity, on the CSST?  Absolutely none!

Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ blasted Broun as “unqualified to make declensions about science, space, and technology.”

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