The news media might be heavily biased toward evolution, but at least it is predictable.
If a few teeth of intermediate size and shape make “the most complete chain of human evolution,” then the evidence for human evolution must be quite modest.
Whatever Ardi was, everyone agrees the fossils was initially badly crushed and needed extensive reconstruction.
Far from “a nice clean example” of “gradualistic evolutionary change” that has “no gaps,” the fossil record shows a dramatic discontinuity.
Consider what five prestigious origin-of-life thinkers say about the current status of origin-of-life research.