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Wonkette notes this exchange between Alan Colmes and Michael Behe from Hannity & Colmes the other night:

COLMES: Who’s the designer?

BEHE: Well, as I’ve said since 1996 when I published “Darwin’s Black Box,” I’m a Catholic. I think a good candidate for the designer is God. But that is not straight — that’s not a conclusion that you come from, from the structure of the bacterial flagellum.

COLMES: What would be the other options if it’s not God?

BEHE: Well, you know, other things that would strike us as, you know, as pretty exotic, you know. Space aliens or time travelers or something strange.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.

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