“No better than the ancient Philistines”

“No better than the ancient Philistines” March 11, 2014

Strong words from Mike Huckabee at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC):

“These are the things that I know. I know there is a God, and I know this nation would not exist had he not been the midwife of its birth. And I know that this nation exists by the providence of his hand, and if this nation forgets our God, then God will have every right to forget us,” Huckabee said. “I hope that we repent before we ever have to receive his fiery judgment.” . . .

Huckabee warned that “a society that sacrifices its own children is no better than the ancient Philistines,” and criticized the Obama administration for its policy requiring contraception coverage in insurance plans, warning they’re impeding on religious liberty.

“When the government begins to say ‘it’s okay if you have faith but you can only have this much of it because, when you have this much of it, it may somehow conflict with something government has passed, here’s what I know: It’s time for the government to scale back, not for people of faith to scale back. Religious liberty should be unimpeded in this nation.”

via Huckabee: Time for government, not ‘people of faith to scale back’ | TheHill.

But can Gov. Huckabee get elected to the presidency talking like that?  Can he get the Republican nomination talking like that?  Should he?

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