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Snake Oil and Sanctimony


Here’s Huck, trying to have it both ways again (via the LA Times):

Huckabee grew testy, however, when asked about a comment he made 10 years ago that women should submit to the leadership of their husbands. He said those comments were related to his position in the church, and that he was referring to the “sacrifice” necessary in marriage by both the husband and wife. He said that he does not believe women should subjugate themselves to their husbands.

In no small part, Huckabee’s standing in this race stems from the use he has made of his “position in the church”. At the same time, he appears very keen to distance himself from (or obscure) what he has been preaching (no sign of those sermons yet, I note) when it suits him.


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