Friday July 10, 2020

Letter From America: Trump, Cruz and the Republican Party’s origin of species

The Republican Party’s chickens are finally coming home to roost

10th April, 2016
Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz in conversation in January Pic: Getty

‘It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.”

This week’s lesson in evolution from the Republican Party provides us with two living, breathing examples of Darwinism. Which is ironic in its way, because the mere mention of Darwin is enough to send Ted Cruz and his ilk in the Republican Party into a foaming-at-the-mouth fury. To creationists like Cruz, belief in Darwinism...

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