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Mike Huckabee says the GOP is on women's side. Readers say: Really?
Mike Huckabee says the GOP is on women's side. Readers say: Really?

Remember when Mike Huckabee was a folksy, refreshing alternative to the politically entrenched types he shared the stage with during those GOP debates before the 2008 election? An unashamed conservative he certainly was, but he was also nice enough. Don't feel bad if the memories have faded, given what he said this week about women not being able to "control their libidos" and having to rely on "Uncle Sugar" (a creepy reference to Uncle Sam, I guess) for birth control.  Amazingly, Huckabee's comments were in the larger context of trying to cast the Republican Party as the one on the side of women. So, how'd Huckabee do? Did he win over any women...

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