Posts Tagged: mike huckabee Results 2
If you leave your bubble, my fellow tofu-eaters, my fellow consumers of kale and quinoa, my fellow safe-space-trigger-warning-obsessed “Girls” fans, my fellow people who aren’t so much ‘people who actually exist’ as straw figurines constructed in the conservative imagination, you might be surprised to learn that right-wing websites also put “destroyed” in their headlines. In recent metaphorical destruction: “Mike Huckabee just destroyed every whining Liberal in the country with this one Tweet!”
Ever since the complete firestorm surrounding GOP senatorial Candidate Todd Akin’s comments on “legitimate rape” the GOP has kept mum on “red-meat” social issues. The word “abortion” was barely mentioned all week in prime-time convention speeches, for instance, many of which were by women and delivered well. And even though the party’s platform contained a complete abortion ban, there appeared to be a concerted effort not to attract attention to that inconvenient fact.