Punch's Election Intelligence
Creationism, Freethought, Religious Authority, Politics
With the general election imminent, this report summarises the prospects of candidates for various constituencies. The candidate for Nag's Barstock, Sir Crucible Lute, is 'considered safe', although his paper delivered at the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science expressing 'some doubt whether we had sufficiently studied the Mosaic account of Creation [...] has given great offence to the clergy', and led to Lute being called an atheist.
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