November 20, 2012 § 1 Comment
“Whether the Earth was created in 7 days, or 7 actual eras, I’m not sure we’ll ever be able to answer that. It’s one of the great mysteries.”
- Marco Rubio, Republican Senator from Florida, November 19, 2012
- Source: Interview with GQ Magazine
- Context: Marco Rubio was asked how old he thought the Earth was to which he responded by saying that he was not qualified to answer that question because he was not a scientist and that there were different theories about the age of the Earth and the origins of the universe. It is, however, widely know that the Earth is billions of years old, approximately 4.5 billion years according to scientists. Marco Rubio is widely considered to be a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016.