While campaigning last month, a child asked Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) what he thinks about evolution. He told the boy, “It’s a theory out there that has some gaps in it.” Perry went further in his flawed speculations, discounting gravity — then he jumped the shark, saying human actions are not a significant cause of Climate Change. Television talk show host and journalist Charlie Rose, interviewed Perry attempting to find exactly what the Governor did believe.
We cannot blindly trust that gravity will remain constant,” said Perry, “when our best understanding of it is just a theory.
Facts just get in the way and certainly scientists won’t hold the attention of Gov. Perry. Who better to try to reason with the unreasonable:
Scientifically challenged Republican candidates are garnering support because of their flawed speculations. So, Charlie Rose interviewed Gov. Perry trying to grasp Perry’s way of thinking only to find the Texan Governor doesn’t do a lot of thinking at all.
Video: 1Librarian1 with our thanks.