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January 27, 2014 at 6:06 AM
Another week, another Republican attempt to appease women gone wrong. The political snafus keep coming after Democratic President Barack Obama won a majority of the female vote in 2012. (See this Gallup pre-election poll.)
Last Thursday, former preacher-turned-governor-turned-media personality Mike Huckabee fit the words “Uncle Sugar,” “birth control” and “libido” into a statement about women. Well, there’s a pretty good way to get attention before yet another potential run for president in 2016.
Here’s text of the controversial part of Gov. Mike Huckabee’s speech last week before a Republican National Committee audience, courtesy of Yahoo News’ Chris Moody. Watch the clip in this YouTube video:
Enough of your nonsense, Mike Huckabee. (more…)