Tag Archives: Mike Huckabee

Dear Mike Huckabee: Saying you “respect women” is how we know you’re sexist

TweetIn an interview with The New Republic, Mike Huckabee explained that running against a female candidate requires a special touch: “I’ve twice run against women opponents, and it’s a very different kind of approach,” he tells me. Different how? “For those of us who have some chivalry left, there’s a level of respect. … You [...]
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Rand Paul says there’s no War on Women because his niece is going to be a veterinarian

Tweet According to Rand Paul, the success of the women in his family proves that if there is a war on women, the women are winning it. It sounds like someone needs to brush up on their Kimberlé Crenshaw, STAT. Tweet
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Birth control isn’t just about sex — but it’s also about sex

TweetAs Maya posted about yesterday, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and 2008 wannabe GOP-nominee, has sparked a justifiable fire storm with his comments about contraceptives at the Republican National Convention. Huckabee said: If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar [...]
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Mike Huckabee and Steve King defend Todd Akin, are the worst

TweetWhile many GOP politicians are trying to distance themselves from Rep. Todd Akin’s comments on rape and abortion (despite really advancing the same absolute anti-choice platform), Mike Huckabee and Rep. Steve King both decided defending Akin was a good idea. Hey, at least they’re being honest about where they stand on the issue. Let’s start [...]
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