Friday, August 14, 2009

Yes, folks, I live here. (Sigh.)

Well, just look at this Buzzflash title: "Fundamentalist Christian Candidate for Tulsa Mayor Makes Creationism Exhibit at Local Zoo Priority # 1" .

Pretty much says it all.

Here's a quote from the local newspaper, Tulsa World:

Republican mayoral candidate Anna Falling said Tuesday that putting a Christian creationism display in the Tulsa Zoo is No. 1 in importance among city issues that include violent crime, budget woes and bumpy streets.

Fortunately, she is not thought to have much of a chance at winning the nomination. Still, this is troubling because it seems to be part of a larger movement to promote fundamentalism within the public sphere.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8:34 PM

    Yes, I read about it in Tuesday's paper. I haven't seen great support in the letters to the editor. Perhaps those writers are still on vacation.



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