This is garbage.
I continue to be baffled by seemingly intellegent people thinking that intelligent design is any more than repackaged creationism. I don't have a problem with the religious beleif in creationism, but you shouldn't dress it up as science.
Religion is religion. Science is science. The twain shall not meet.
They should not attempt reconciliation any more than we should attempt to reconcile buddism with christianity.
The Onion's response to this is the best on the web.