Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Oh dear...

Christine O'Donnell is an easy target, I know.  But, really?

Coons said private and parochial schools are free to teach creationism but that "religious doctrine doesn't belong in our public schools."

"Where in the Constitution is the separation of church and state?" O'Donnell asked him.

When Coons responded that the First Amendment bars Congress from making laws respecting the establishment of religion, O'Donnell asked: "You're telling me that's in the First Amendment?"


Bardiac said...

I would laugh if I weren't so very horrified.

Anonymous said...

And she did this at a law school, apparently unaware that the audience was laughing at her. She thought she was being clever.

Defending the constitution from all enemies, foreign or domestic, isn't supposed to mean largely from a widespread ignorant citizenry and its no-nothing leaders. Or so I used to think. --L