Critics of Darwinian theory have faced exactly such a campaign — not just recently but going back a couple of decades.
Purported examples of poor design usually represent opinions resulting from armchair critics’ limited understanding of the technical literature.
“There can’t be any question about what they meant. Remember, this is a zoology class. Evolution is taught.”
Earlier this year an ID-friendly scientist contacted me to ask my opinion of the book. He mentioned a former Christian who had lost his faith after reading it.
Having opened his mind to the possibility of design, Dr. Bechly saw it everywhere.