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The Situation Room: Huckabee Gets More Biblical

[media id=3955] [media id=3956] (h/t Bill) Not content with saying that the Constitution should be amended to reflect the word of God (as if that w

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Not content with saying that the Constitution should be amended to reflect the word of God (as if that wasn't horrifying enough to those of us who value the separation between Church and State), Huckabee keeps playing to his evangelical base with an interview at Belief.net, in which he invokes scripture as his guide for upholding the law:

Is it your goal to bring the Constitution into strict conformity with the Bible? Some people would consider that a kind of dangerous undertaking, particularly given the variety of biblical interpretations.

Well, I don't think that's a radical view to say we're going to affirm marriage. I think the radical view is to say that we're going to change the definition of marriage so that it can mean two men, two women, a man and three women, a man and a child, a man and animal. Again, once we change the definition, the door is open to change it again. I think the radical position is to make a change in what's been historic.

While this is likely music to the ears of many of the religious right looking to force themselves into government, Huckabee's more populist rhetoric (like caring for the poor and the environment) makes him far less attractive. Several people I've spoken with think that Huckabee's faith-based Constitution comments will be the death knell to his campaign, what do you think?

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