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Reverend Rubio? The Media Begins Its Attack on Marco Rubio

catcaul Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 5:17 PM
.Our constitution prohibits any religious test for public office so there is no reason Mr. Rubio can not read directly from his bible for answers to these questions. To imply we cannot know all God's mysteries is to suggest the bible does not have all the answers. Mr Rubio should feel empowered to use hiis Bible for reference any time these irrelevant questions come up.Only then can we erase the secularist stain discoloring Washington.
Reginald10 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 5:47 PM
And then, having branded himself a religious zealot, he'll be condemned for believing that (for example) women should be subservient to men, that blacks should be slaves, etc. And he'll lose in a landslide.

No, the right answer is that the Earth seems to be 4.5 billion years old; and that if God made it 5000 years ago He took pains to make it look older. And in consideration of His efforts, Rubio will act accordingly.

Editor’s note: A longer version of this article first appeared at American Spectator.

In a recent interview, Senator Marco Rubio, effectively the Republican front-runner for 2016, was asked, “How old do you think the Earth is?”

It’s a question of utter irrelevance to the country’s status and whether Marco Rubio would be a good president. Rubio’s answer was excellent: “I’m not a scientist, man. I can tell you what recorded history says, I can tell you what the Bible says, but I think that’s a dispute amongst theologians and I think it has nothing to...