This Anti-Gay Rant From Colorado Pastor Kevin Swanson Is Sort of Incredible, Actually

Kevin Swanson, the Drudge Report headline who morphed into a Colorado pastor, is a homophobe in the truest sense of the word. He’s actually afraid of gay people! Like, this guy is afraid of gay people in the same way many gay people are afraid of the inevitable cancellation of RuPaul’s Drag Race. »11/09/15 12:20pm11/09/15 12:20pm


Spitting and Sweating, Anti-Gay Pastor Kevin Swanson Welcomes Huckabee and Jindal to Weird, Weird Conference

Friday and Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, anti-gay pastor Kevin Swanson is holding what he’s termed the National Religious Liberties Conference. Half a day in, it’s already been a bizarre event, with Swanson ranting about gays, abortion, and the rise of “vampirism and cannibalism” in America. Also, presidential… »11/06/15 7:00pm11/06/15 7:00pm

GOP Candidates Demand Debates Where They're Not Asked All Those Mean Questions

In the wake of a CNBC debate where the moderators very rudely asked questions of the GOP presidential candidates, those candidates are yelling at the Republican National Committee en masse, demanding more control over the next debate and fewer “gotcha” questions. Also, presumably more questions about just how each… »11/02/15 10:14am11/02/15 10:14am

Mike Huckabee Will Not Be Apologizing for That Racist Tweet, Why Do You Ask

Former Arkansas Governor and current contender for grouchiest Cabbage Patch Doll Mike Huckabee spent last night’s Democratic debate on a tear, tweeting rather unreservedly about the issues. It was eye-opening, at least for anyone not already aware of his penchant for terrible metaphors. »10/14/15 8:48am10/14/15 8:48am

Hell Is a Place on Earth: Join Jezebel Tonight for a GOP Debate Liveblog

It seems like just moments ago that we all endured the first debate among thousands of Republicans who want to be president. And yet somehow, both fall and another debate are upon us, twin reminders of the passage of time, the inevitability of death, and the grim unpleasant duties that consume much of our fleeting… »9/16/15 5:30pm9/16/15 5:30pm

Unclear on How Jail Works, Huckabee Offers to Go in Kim Davis's Place

Kim Davis was released from jail Tuesday morning, with instructions not to interfere with her office handing out marriage licenses to legally eligible couples. Unwilling to let his opportunity for publicity-friendly faux martyrdom slip away that easily, Mike Huckabee offered this afternoon to go to jail “in her place.” »9/08/15 3:32pm9/08/15 3:32pm

Kim Davis Released From Prison, Status Reports Required Every 14 Days

As of September 8, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has been released from Carter County Detention Center on the strict condition that she not “interfere in any way, directly or indirectly, with the efforts of her deputy clerks to issue marriage licenses to all legally eligible couples. However, so long as Davis remains… »9/08/15 2:30pm9/08/15 2:30pm

Mike Huckabee: Kim Davis Only Has to Uphold the Law 'If It's Right'

In his continuing bid to demonstrate his weak grasp on the American branches of government and generally how we do things around here, Mike Huckabee is defending anti-gay, marriage license-denying county clerk Kim Davis, saying she only needs to uphold the law “if it’s right” and saying she’s “fighting judicial… »9/07/15 12:45pm9/07/15 12:45pm

Mike Huckabee: Denying Abortion To Ten-Year-Old Rape Victim Was the Right Decision

During an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union this morning, Mike Huckabee was asked about “Mainumby,” a ten-year-old Paraguayan girl who became pregnant after she was raped by her stepfather. The girl, whose name is a pseudonym, was denied an abortion and forced to carry the baby to term, despite objections from… »8/16/15 12:00pm8/16/15 12:00pm

Mike Huckabee Would Send in Troops and the FBI To Stop Abortions

We’ve finally reached the Abortion Foe Event Horizon, the point at which all Republican candidates, in their ceaseless quest to prove they hate abortion the very most, have begun collapsing into a black hole of their own hyperbole. First up: Mike Huckabee, who said when he becomes president, he’ll send in the American… »7/31/15 5:10pm7/31/15 5:10pm

Mike Huckabee: Donald Trump Isn't Racist, Just 'A Plain-Spoken Guy'

In an already-forgotten ad aired earlier this year, Mike Huckabee’s America Takes Action group said illegal immigration leads to a “bad element” coming into the country, including “drug runners, terrorists and human traffickers”—all of this according to a rancher in the ad, who acts as a Huckabee mouthpiece. »7/14/15 12:50pm7/14/15 12:50pm