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Baby Before Ring

What does Natalie Portman have to do with Presidential Nominee hopeful Mike Huckabee?  Formally, nothing, until he decided to call her a whore essentially and a bad moral example.  Now even up to recent years I have always held onto very tightly my strict conservative morals and often times agreed with Republicans and their stances on this type of social issues.  But how does our Best Actress Oscar Winner glamourize Single Motherdom?  I don't think she does at all.  Huckabee claims that we should turn our attention to the growing statistics of out of wedlock births and in minority low-income homes where higher education and solid jobs are less available.  Not only this but according to this article, 41% of live births in America are out of wedlock.  Huckbee claims Portman should have wanted a ring and not an Oscar. 

I find his argument to be yes one opinion, but it is very silly to say she is "glamorizing" it.  This isn't the 50's or 60's.  We don't forc…