It happens, every time. What is it about morals-crusading right-wing parties that attracts them to such amusing incidents?
Of course, it’s not only the creepy political arm of Australia’s pentecostal churches that has, err, interesting candidates. The so-called Liberal Party has this fine fellow running for office in the Victorian seat of Lalor. I don’t think Julia has a lot to worry about:
“I would be very much in favour of intelligent design being taught in public schools,” Mr Curtis said.
Go ahead, but if you try to do that, I will insist that the Bible be studied only in the context of the fantasy and science-fiction part of the literature curriculum.