But that was then, and this is now.
Operators of the popular Creation Museum in Northern Kentucky are seeking state tax incentives to build a creationism theme park at a nearby site -- a project that Gov. Steve Beshear officially will announce today .They got $43 million in government tax money for their version of the ark (plus $11 million to improve roads around the park).
Mike Zovath, senior vice president of the non-profit group Answers in Genesis, one of the partners in developing the park, said Kentucky officials have told him the proposal for state tourism-development incentives "looks good."
He said the park -- to be called Ark Encounter -- would include a massive wooden ark that would offer educational attractions. ...
They should've learned their lesson from Noah. And really, they better be using gopher wood.