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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is under fire for comments he made to The New Yorker magazine about same-sex marriage:
Male and female are biologically compatible to have a relationship. We can get into the “ick factor,” but the fact is two men in a relationship, two women in a relationship, biologically, that doesn’t work the same.
Faced with criticism from gay-rights groups, Huckabee clarified.
After Hillary Clinton said on Ecuadorian television that the Justice Department "will bring a lawsuit" against Arizona over its new immigration-enforcement bill, a senior official in the Obama administration confirmed her remarks and said the department was finishing building its case. Earlier today the Justice Department said it was "continuing to review the law." Quick change of heart, huh?
Our weekly feature showing you how incisive and funny we can be in 140 characters. This week, Adam Serwer and the National Review Online's Dan Foster have a back-and-forth about the upcoming movie, The Karate Kid.
So, anyone else bothered by the new "Karate Kid" movie taking place in China and utilizing Kung Fu? #nerdcomplaints