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Pelosi: Huckabee's Remark Wouldn't Have Passed Muster 100 Years Ago

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One of Capitol Hill's most outspoken supporters of women's reproductive rights, Pelosi used Twitter on Thursday to zing the former Arkansas governor.

Huckabee made his bizarre comment Thursday at the Republican National Committee's winter meeting.

"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 for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of government then so be it! Let us take that discussion all across America because women are far more than the Democrats have played them to be," he said.