Is That a Theory, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

Linnet on the Right’s new mantra:
I've been hearing a lot about creationists these days--particularly their charming claim, posted on textbooks and in classrooms across the Bible Belt, that evolution is Just A Theory.


The obvious point is that the "It's just a theory!" nonsense has traction because people don't understand the difference between a scientific theory and me saying "I've got a theory that George Bush is actually a robot built by Halliburton." The difference, you see, is rather significant.
Personally, I think Linnet should have delved a bit deeper into her Robot President theory, but instead she goes on about the need to defend intellectualism, which I guess is pretty good, too.

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