At last night’s Alaska gubernatorial debate, Gov. Sean Parnell (R) wouldn’t respond directly to a questions about the age of the earth. “Only God knows,” he said.
Parnell and Democrat Ethan Berkowitz were asked which number more accurately describes the age of the earth, 6000 years or 6 billion years. After Parnell’s answer, Berkowitz said: “I’ll go with 6 billion.”[TPM SLIDESHOW: Stranger Than Fiction? TPM Casts The 2010 Midterms Movie]
The TPM Poll Average shows Parnell leading Berkowitz 55.7%-37.5%.
h/t Wonk Room.