Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Huckabee: Super Plus Sexist Crazy

Via Kos:

Huckabee's opinion on gay marriage is out there, but we should also be publicizing Huckabee's opinions on heterosexual marriage. Specifically, what he believes about a women's role in a marriage.

In August of 1998, Huckabee was one of 131 signatories to a full page USA Today Ad which declared: "I affirm the statement on the family issued by the 1998 Southern Baptist Convention." What was in the family statement from the SBC? "A wife is to submit herself graciously to the servant leadership of her husband even as the church willingly submits to the headship of Christ."

The ad wasn't just a blanket, "we support the SBC statement," but rather highlighted details. The ad Huckabee signed specifically said of the SBC family statement: "You are right because you called wives to graciously submit to their husband's sacrificial leadership."

Add "graciously submit" to his "Take back the nation for Christ" statement, and if the media does its job, he's well on his way to being toast.

Can anyone even tell me what 'sacrificial leadership' is? Anyone want to bet on the likelihood that the 'media does its job'? Is Mike 'the Wignut' Huckabee going to win his party's nomination because Republicans think that Chuck Norris is sexy?

UPDATE: Pandagone sites a GQ article in which Crazy Huck states that "There’s never been a civilization that has rewritten what marriage and family means and survived." So, he's scared that the gays and the liberated women will END CIVILIZATION by tweaking our definitions of marriage.

Also, Huck once advocated isolating AIDS patients, writing "[i]f the federal government is truly serious about doing something with the AIDS virus, we need to take steps that would isolate the carriers of this plague" in 1992 while simultaneously suggesting that AIDS research be privately funded rather than receiving federal support.

Huckabee also thinks that scientifically speaking, this whole global warming thing might be "overblown."

Super crazy. And, as Casmall points out in the comments, he's doing better and better in Iowa. Scary.


Casmall said...

I heard Huck was moving up in the Iowa polls!

La Pobre Habladora said...

Yup, he sure is.