Ron Reagan blasts Perry and Bachmann for rejecting science

By Eric W. Dolan
Monday, August 22, 2011 20:30 EDT
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Ron Reagan, the son of former President Ronald Reagan, slammed Republican presidential candidates Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann on Monday for not accepting the theory of evolution and evidence of climate change.

“Neither seem to accept Charles Darwin’s idea that species, including the human species, evolve over time,” he said, appearing on MSNBC. “Instead, they pretend there is a scientific controversy involving evolution where none exists.”

Reagan noted that neither candidate believed human activity was contributing to climate change, mocking Perry’s suggestion that all evidence of such climate change was a hoax.

“Any rational person would consider such wild, unsupported claims an embarrassment, and the folks who made them unfit for high office, yet here they are,” he said. “President and crazy are not two words we want connected.”

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Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
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