And as we open a new year, let's contemplate a startling fact: that most US Republicans now believe that a god put us on earth as we are, fully formed. The number that believes that -- now a plurality of 48% -- has actually grown in the last five years, while science has proved again and again the validity of evolution. Oh well... blast science.
The Pew Research is here. Related: "2013 Was a Terrible Year for Evolution"