to have gas

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 19 15:40:58 UTC 2011

Don't know about Huntsman, but Perry might have been referring to this:


On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:55 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at>wrote:

> Gov. Perry, asked whether he believes in evolution:
> "It's a theory that's out there, and it's got some gas."
> Period. Now, if he'd said, "...and it's got legs," that might imply a
> slightly more favorable opinion.
> Jon Huntsman, whose economic plan has been endorsed by the WSJ and who
> therefore appeals to 2% of Republicans, actually went so far as to say that
> "The Republican Party cannot win by running away from science."
> So you know where he stands. I think.
> JL

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