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Mike Huckabee Disses Natalie Portman; Why Not Bristol Palin? Twitter Asks

Mar 4, 2011 – 2:33 PM
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Steven Hoffer

Steven Hoffer Contributor

Not so fast, Mike Huckabee.

The former Arkansas governor is taking some serious heat for his comments on Monday criticizing Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman for being unmarried and pregnant.

"People see a Natalie Portman who boasts, 'We're not married, but we're having these children, and they're doing just fine.' I think it gives a distorted image," Huckabee told conservative radio host Michael Medved. "It's unfortunate that we glorify and glamorize the idea of out-of-wedlock children."

The folks on Twitter seem to think that Huckabee forgot another out-of-wedlock pregnancy that might hit closer to home among more conservative circles.

Twitter to Huckabee: Have you forgotten Bristol Palin?

Mike Huckabee is mad at Natalie Portman for glamorizing single mothers. I look forward to reading his statements criticizing Bristol Palinless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPad

Mike Huckabee went after Natalie Portman for being famous, unmarried, & I assume attacking Bristol Palin is next? #p2 #FOKless than a minute ago via web

Mike Huckabee slams Natalie Portman for 'out of wedlock' baby ADDING, BRISTOL PALIN WAS TOTALLY "IMMACULATE CONCEPTION."less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

I think Mike Huckabee would be happier to hear that Bristol Palin was about to become a grandmother.less than a minute ago via web

Mike Huckabee goes on tirade against Natalie Portman for having out-of-wedlock child. I hope he does the same thing to Bristol Palin. GOLDless than a minute ago via Seesmic twhirl

I wonder how Mike Huckabee feels about Bristol Palin. At least Natalie Portman has an education. than a minute ago via TweetDeck

Mike Huckabee rips Natalie Portman for having a child 'out of wedlock' but is fine with Bristol Palin having a child 'out of wedlock'less than a minute ago via ÜberSocial

Mike Huckabee, yeah, we shouldn't glorify out-of-wedlock pregnancies like... Bristol Palin. Oh, I'm sorry, it's "pro life" when Repubs do itless than a minute ago via web

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