Why Huckabee?

Mike Huckabee wins Iowa caucus…and the analysis begins.

But even before the analysis, why Huckabee?

Normal presidential factors don’t favor Huckabee. For example:

Sex appeal? My girlfriend says his teeth are crooked and no president can have crooked teeth.

Popularity? No one heard of him up until a couple of months ago. He was so unpopular that his Merry Christmas TV ad was called a cheap ploy.

Dynamic wife? Who’s Janet?

Deep pockets for campaigning? Romney out spend him by tens of millions of dollars.

Keeping his faith quiet? You kidding?! Although most presidential candidates only give lip service to their own faith, Huckabee told us how important his belief is in Jesus…we know what happened to that “guy” some 2,000 years ago, so how wise is it to associate with someone still so persecuted?!

I’ll tell you how wise. It’s the best any man can do…share that he knows Christ and not hide.

Mike Huckabee supporters celebrate

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee celebrate at his campaign headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, during the Iowa Caucus January 3, 2008. One-time unknown Huckabee capped a stunning political rise to defeat Mitt Romney in Iowa on Thursday and win the first contest of the Republican U.S. presidential nominating race. (REUTERS/Andy Clark)

Why Huckabee in Iowa? Well, just like a man with not-so-great communication skills won two terms in spite of the strongest hate ever seen for a U.S. president, Huckabee comes out a winner…despite his funny name, lack of money, and transparent profession of faith.

I’m calling it divine intervention.

– Alexander
The Scrooge Report

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4 thoughts on “Why Huckabee?

  1. Pingback: janet huckabee | Hot Trends Right Now

  2. Yes he invokes the name of Jesus a lot, but he also does a lot of odd things: here is just one: Jesus said turn the other cheek; Huckabees says he’s proud to be the first ever gov with a concealed weapon permit. Doesn’t that bother you?

  3. @ Marie…don’t really see how the “turn the other cheek” analogy works here.

    Let’s say someone enters your home to steal and maybe kill…do you turn the other cheek? Of course not! Carrying a gun makes some people feel safer and more protected from would-be thieves and killers. I believe they have that right to protect themselves with a legal gun.

  4. I’ve been blogging for Huckabee since August. It’s nice to see a this happen for him.

    Followed your link back from NP, and I’m adding you to my blogroll, please consider reciprocating.


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