Red State blogger Erick Erickson said what every conservative politician is secretly thinking on Fox News last night.
[Erickson said] female breadwinners are antithetical to biology:
“I’m so used to liberals telling conservatives that they’re anti-science. But liberals who defend this and say it is not a bad thing are very anti-science. When you look at biology — when you look at the natural world — the roles of a male and a female in society and in other animals, the male typically is the dominant role. The female, it’s not antithesis, or it’s not competing, it’s a complementary role.”
He continued on to lament that “We as people in a smart society have lost the ability to have complementary relationships in nuclear families, and it is tearing us apart.”
He concluded: “Having mom as primary bread winner is bad for kids and bad for marriage.”
Somebody go tell this fuckwit that "liberals" don't just fearfully worship science the way he fearfully worships his conservative Christian God. First of all, and most importantly, his oversimplified perception of the male-female dynamic in nature is painfully wrong. Secondly, if Erickson suddenly believes in being "true" to science just because he thinks that science agrees with him, his emulation of the animal kingdom—non-monogamous sex, violence, truly disturbing bathroom habits—is going to get ugly very quick. I could spend all day on this—I've written and deleted whole paragraphs—but it's ultimately so stupid that it doesn't deserve a response. Go watch the full video at Mediaite.