Many liberals and their pundits mischaracterized the approach of the Republican Party. It doesn’t encourage fundamentalism, but its political philosophy is not hostile to it. They don’t impose absolutes: you can find Republicans who are fundamentalist and atheist; traditional and libertarian; pro-life and pro-choice (Collins, Snowe, Hutchison … where, oh, where are the pro-life Dems?); straight and gay (Log Cabin Republicans).

Democrats rail against "intolerance," but on the evidence, it is the Democrats who are the party of “group-think” and intellectual rigidity.

You don’t have to believe Genesis to be a Republican, but you shouldn’t ridicule those who do … like me. The Bible isn’t a book of science, and it will frustrate those who try to make it one. I do believe that God created Adam and Eve (in this vein, I’ve never understood the phrase, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” — simple: Chicken was created, laid the egg).
It's encouraging hearing people use the term "believe in" evolution. As evolution is a theory — not a scientific LAW like gravity or entropy — to say it is a fact is to express belief since the evidence is not conclusive. That's what is meant by terming it a "theory.” So, if asked the question whether I "believe in" evolution, I would say "NO" as well.