In an interview with Madison’s 27 News, Republican U.S. Senate candidate made it clear he believes the Earth is only thousands of years old, not billions, as is widely accepted by science, saying, “I believe in creationism; I just happen to believe we were created the way we are.” Here’s the rest of what Westlake had to say during his interview with 27 News:
When asked if the earth was around 6,000 years old, as some creationists believe, Westlake said, “That’s probably a general timeline. There are very solid supporting evidence out there, or data out there, that shows that it’s very reasonable to expect that it’s not nearly as old as science says it is.”
Clearly, Dave Westlake believes The Flintstones had it right…after all, it’s not at all implausible to believe dinosaurs and man roamed the Earth together.
Man and dinosaur roaming the Earth at the same time….sounds kinda far-fetched to me. While I certainly believe that some divine spark created the heavens and the Earth, I have a hard time believing everything happened just 6,000 years ago, especially in the face of scientific evidence to the contrary.