I'm not the descendent of a monkey! [VIDEO]

There are so many lowlights from the New Hampshire Republican presidential debate I don't even know where to begin. I loved Tommy Thompson's plan to put Bush on the "lecture circuit" if he were elected president. Oh, and when Giuliani, McCain and others said that this wasn't the right time to address gays in the military right after Wolf Blitzer explained that valuable Arabic translators were being lost in the Iraq War because they were coming out of the closet and being sent home. Or when Romney poorly explained his shifting positions on abortion, gays in the military...well, really everything. So long story short, it was impossible to pick the greatest moment of pure idiocy, so I just picked what I thought was a particularly good one: Mike Huckabee and his pals' lengthy narrative about how the Earth was created. Enjoy!

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