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Meet the New face of the GOP — Marco Rubio. Same as the old face of the GOP. Anti-science and pro-ignorance. Apparently they took away the wrong lessons in the last election and decided to double down on flat-earth stupidity where the jury is still out on things such as evolution, geologic age of the Earth, Climate change, and gravity.

GQ: How old do you think the Earth is?

Marco Rubio: 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 do with the gross domestic product or economic growth of the United States. I think the age of the universe has zero to do with how our economy is going to grow. I'm not a scientist. I don't think I'm qualified to answer a question like that. At the end of the day, I think there are multiple theories out there on how the universe was created and I think this is a country where people should have the opportunity to teach them all. I think parents should be able to teach their kids what their faith says, what science says. Whether the Earth was created in 7 days, or 7 actual eras, I'm not sure we'll ever be able to answer that. It's one of the great mysteries.

Rubio thinks he is not qualified to answer a simple question which is known to 5th graders.

A google search gives you the answer, just as it would to a simple math query.

Not qualified, indeed.

This is from the December issue of GQ

GQ - All Eyez on Him - December 2012

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