Although the designation of Huxley as Darwin’s “bulldog” is well known, acolyte is a more appropriate term and here’s why.
Whether their question was chosen intentionally to inflate the degree of support for “evolution,” I cannot say.
The thread of racism in Darwinian thinking isn’t a chance thing, a mere byproduct of Charles Darwin’s personal views as a “man of his time.”
A recent paper by Richard Buggs shows that a problem for evolutionary theory has grown more acute since Darwin’s time.
If this accurately reflects the argument in the primary research paper, it provides a beautiful example of common descent as axiomatically true.