The competition for the title of the most ignorant and obnoxious member of the U.S. House of Representatives is a lot like the heavyweight boxing division in the 70s, with so many contenders that it’s hard to tell who really deserves the belt. In an interview with Tony Perkins of the FRC, Rep. Tim Huelskamp took his best shot:
This President has a radical social agenda and the media will probably give him a pass when instead of talking about the fact that mom and dad don’t have a job we’re going to talk about how to destroy the family and replace it with his view of a radical new social agenda.
Yes, yes, yes, Obama is trying to “destroy the family,” as if he he could possibly do so even if he wanted to (and since he’s in a family, that seems pretty unlikely). He also claimed that 70 percent of Americans oppose marriage equality, but that’s better than the 85% he claimed was against allowing gay people to marry a year and a half ago. In reality, more than half of Americans, according to many polls, support marriage equality.