Follow us on Facebook

Christine O'Donnell: 'Evolution Is a Myth'

'Why aren't monkeys still evolving into humans?' she asks

By Emily Rauhala,  Newser User

Posted Sep 27, 2010 2:54 AM CDT | Updated Sep 27, 2010 7:00 AM CDT
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email

(Newser) – Today on myth-busting with Christine O'Donnell: Evolution! Keeping his promise to air an embarrassing clip of the tea party favorite every week until she agrees to come on his show, Bill Maher dug up a 1998 interview in which O'Donnell denies the plausibility of evolution. Here's a sample:

O'DONNELL: "You know what, evolution is a myth. And even Darwin himself ... "

MAHER: "Evolution is a myth? Have you ever looked at a monkey?"

O'DONNELL: "Well then, why they—why aren't monkeys still evolving into humans?" replies O'Donnell.

Click here to see SNL's send-up of the chaste political hopeful.

Loading... Please wait
My TakeCLICK BELOW TO VOTE
8%
62%
1%
8%
6%
15%
To report an error on this story, notify our editors.

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS
Other Sites We Like:   The Street   |   HitFix   |   PopSugar Tech   |   RealClear   |   24/7 Wall St.   |   The Frisky   |   Owler