A number of the candidates addressed the issue of God, creation, and evolution, even delving into the issue of whether the “days” of creation are 24-hour days or longer periods of time. To which Mike Huckabee responded: “”It’s interesting that that question would even be asked of somebody running for president. I’m not planning on writing the curriculum for an eighth-grade science book. I’m asking for the opportunity to be president of the United States.”
In case you missed it, candidate Sam Brownback penned an op-ed in the NYT last week explaining why he does not believe in macroevolution.