When Michele Bachmann finally departs, Rep. Louie Gohmert may be the front runner for the title of Congress’ Leading Wingnut. Gohmert’s latest contribution to civic discourse is to argue that gays are dragging the advancement of the species downward by having sex.

Gohmert was complaining about the Obama Administration’s attack on Christianity (of course) when he veered into speculation about how a president who believes in evolution could support marriage equality. How does “someone who believes in evolution … that throughout the history of the universe, and particularly Earth, that people have come together and born an offspring from different species that has evolved and given us stronger and better species, how does the mating of two males evolve the species upwards?”

Needless to say, Gohmert made these comments at a Tea Party rally. This may be the only known instance where he cites evolution positively, since he supports teaching creationism in schools. In fact, Gohmert seems to prove Darwin wrong every time he opens his mouth.

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