January 23rd, 2014
10:03 PM ET

True Politics: What does Mike Huckabee's "libido" comment mean for GOP efforts to attract women voters?

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is a longtime critic of the Affordable Care Act. At the Republican party's annual winter meeting today this is what he said about the law's birth control coverage:

"If the democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government, then so be it."

This comes as Republicans are working to win over women voters ahead of the midterm elections. Anderson takes a look at the GOP's efforts.

Democrats were quick to fire back. Dana Bash has the latest on the fallout.


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  1. Timothy A. Umpleby

    Governor Huckabee was not degrading women. People need to QUIT SPINNING what he said. The Democrats are the ones creating this war on women, and until people can realize what this party is doing, we as a country will continue to go downhill.

    January 25, 2014 at 12:44 pm |
  2. Tom Bukowski

    Huckabee continues to show his ignorance, and also puts on display the foolishness of the GOP. Get out of other people's lives, Mike. Worry about your own house.

    January 24, 2014 at 10:15 am |

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