“It’s almost as if sexism toward female candidates in this generation is just about like racism was in the 60s,” Mike Huckabee told CNSNews.com during a telephone news conference Thursday. “I don’t mean that in a literal sense of comparison, because there’s no comparison in light of what African-Americans went through -- but in the sense of revealing what was deep inside people.”
“I think what we’re seeing today in the questions that are being asked, and the columns that are being written, and the commentaries that are being delivered reflect what was really deep inside (the media) all along – and it is shocking,” he said.
“And I think America is looking out there and saying, ‘We knew along you guys were biased, but thanks for taking any doubt away,’” he added.
Huckabee said the media’s “double standard” extended to former Democratic candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.), who also “suffered from sexism,” Huckabee said.