Charles Darwin Gets 4,000 Votes in Georgia Congressional Race

Not a viable alternative to science-denying Congressman. Photo: -/2009 AFP

The inspiration for the write-in campaign was a September 27 speech in which three-term Republican Congressman Paul Broun referred to "evolution, embryology, Big Bang theory" as "lies straight from the pit of hell" designed to keep people from "understanding that they need a savior." You know what would really show Broun though? Actually running someone against him next time. Someone who is alive.