Mike Huckabee has lashed out at his
Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz over remarks he made on gay
marriage while attending a fundraiser in Manhattan.
At the event, Cruz, an outspoken
opponent of marriage equality, told a Republican supporter that
“fighting gay marriage” would not be a “top-three priority”
in his administration.
Manhattan fundraiser, Ted Cruz says opposition to gay marriage not a
Without mentioning him by name,
Huckabee suggested in a series of tweets that Cruz is altering his
message to fit his audience.
“Should conservatives support a
corporately-funded candidate that says one thing at a Manhattan
fundraiser & another at a Marshaltown church?” Huckabee asked
“Shouldn't candidates be expected to
have authenticity & consistency, instead of looking at a map to
decide what to believe & what to say?”
“If marriage & sanctity of life
are truly issues of principle – not politics – there shouldn't be
geographical boundaries to what's right & wrong,” he added in a