The Stupid Deepens

As a followup to this post about this video featuring Arizona state Senator Sylvia Allen (R) casually stating — during a meeting about opening up uranium mining in Arizona — that the Earth is 6,000 years old, Phil Plait at Bad Astronomy points out an extra-delicious irony:

The irony, of course — and there’s always irony when creationism is involved — is that she’s talking about uranium mining, and it’s through the radioactive decay of uranium that we know the Earth is billions of years old. And she also praises technological achievements!

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