On the issue of same-sex marriage, presidential candidate Mike Huckabee now finds himself on the outside looking in. Same-sex marriage is now available in all 50 states and supported by 60 percent of Americans.
The rising support for marriage equality is often attributed to a basic belief that people should be able to love who they want. In writing the majority opinion for the Supreme Court, Justice Kennedy wrote that marriage “embodies the highest ideals of love.”
Sunday morning on CNN, Huckabee attacked that belief head on, criticizing the modern conception of love as too “emotional and sentimental.” Watch:
Huckabee said this modern, emotional definition of love will destroy all marriages, not just same-sex marriage.