Rick Santorum Defends Huckabee Rant About The 'War On Women'

It's pretty bad when Rick Santorum is the one who steps up to defend him.

Mike Huckabee went on an all-time weird rant about women's private parts at the Republican National Committee's winter meeting in Washington Wednesday.

Huckabee said Democrats rely on women believing they are weaker than men and in need of government handouts, including the contraception mandate in Obamacare.

Huckabee said Democrats tell women “they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing them for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of government.”

Republicans didn't feel he was being very helpful on this issue and let's face it, the only people he helped out belong in the Democratic party. Enter Rick Santorum, who usually makes an appearance when ever women's private parts are the subject and he flew in to defend Huckabee from his brainless words.

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum didn’t identify on Thursday who ex-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) meant by “Uncle Sugar,” but told CNN host Stephanie Cutter Huckabee’s mistake was simply one of word choice.

“Do you think language like that, though, helps your [party's] image with women?” Cutter asked.

“I think Governor Huckabee would probably phrase it differently,” Santorum said, before gesturing to co-host Newt Gingrich. “Mike speaks off the cuff, as some of us are known to do, and probably would [have] chose different words to communicate that.”

Oh, he's just being "off the cuff." Sure thing then, all is forgiven, Mike.

And then Santorum phases into high conservative comedy.

“In fact, Republicans have been tremendous in supporting equality of women, in the workplace and other places,” Santorum argued. “We happen to disagree on reproductive rights and abortion. But on the issue of contraception, I don’t think there’s a whole lot of disagreement in America.”

Don't tell Santorum, but he's a devout Catholic and as everybody knows, the Vatican is against any form of contraception.

On the campaign trail, he has attacked President Obama for “phony theology,” warned of the “dangers of contraceptives” and rejected John F. Kennedy’s call for strict separation of church and state.


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Santorum and Huckabee's religious beliefs regarding the ladies have nothing in common with most women in America, and he's lying when he says they do.

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