Well, that explains it.
"arguments which failed to convince the _Kansas_ jury."
Well there's your problem. Asking any of those backwards, culturally retarded luddites to intelligently discern anything is a mistake. After all, when faced with the difficult task of choosing between invisible people in the sky who throw lightning bolts, make entire worlds in six days and plant dinosaur bones to fool non-believers or science, they chose the former.
Obviously their deductive reasoning skills are above par.