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Huckabee's XenophObamia

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

Mike Huckabee's latest remarks about President Obama reflect an anti-intellectual, xenophobic mindset within our nation -- the term "xenophObamia" comes to mind.


Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Shockingly, I have only heard this twice: The first was John Roberts on CNN last Friday morning, talking to Huckabee after his Iowa win, and the secon...

Huckabee Delivers At NH Church: 'We Have Signed Up To Be Part Of God's Army, To Be Soldiers For Christ"

Washington Post | Perry Bacon Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A pastor from Texas was scheduled to deliver the sermon Sunday at a church here called the Crossing. But instead this small evangelical congregation ...

Bill Clinton Predicts Huckabee Win

New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Late yesterday, Bill Clinton made an interesting statement while stumping for Hillary in Iowa. He predicted Mike Huckabee (who, like Clinton, hails fr...

Huckabee Faces Problems In New Hampshire

Wall Street Journal | Mary Jacoby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There's trouble on the horizon for Mike Huckabee. The former Arkansas governor and Baptist minister may be riding high in Iowa, buoyed in part by sup...

Huckabee Infighting With Top Adviser Threatens Campaign "Tailspin"

NY Times | David Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About three weeks ago, Mike Huckabee received an unexpected e-mail message from the veteran political consultant and television commentator Ed Rollins...

Huckabee: I Approve This Message!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Well now, I might have been mistaken yesterday — perhaps Mike Huckabee really did overplay his hand with that pulling-of-the-negative- Romney-ad-rig...

Huckabee's Media Savvy

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Of course the press is going to be cynical about Huckabee's press conference announcing his decision to withhold a negative Romney ad. So? That hasn't stopped anyone from writing about it.

Will Thomas

Huckabee Faces A Rush Limbaugh Barrage | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before today, radio host Rush Limbaugh has -- in his own words -- "studiously avoided" attacking presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. That silence en...

Romney Strategy Threatened By Huckabee Ascent

Washington Post | Michael Shear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A year ago, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney gathered his campaign team for the first time at his suburban Boston home. There were PowerPoint...

Huck = Harriet Miers?

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A conservative counter-revolution is breaking out in the talk radio universe and on prominent conservative blogs. The same forces that joined to forc...

Huckabee: We Treat Inmates At Guantanamo Bay 'Too Nice'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a campaign stop in Iowa today, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee commented on the conditions at the military detention center in Guantanam...

Non-Believing US Voters Feel Demonized

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One presidential hopeful is a preacher, another proudly Mormon, and most openly tout their Christianity. In an arena where faith can make or break a p...

Will Thomas

Romney Defends Faith But Won't Answer Huckabee Question on Jesus | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney this morning deflected questions about his faith raised by rival Mike Huckabee, while maintaining that his religious beliefs should not be...

Will Thomas

Huckabee's Christmas Ad, Ron Paul Fires Back | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mike Huckabee is bringing his Christmas cheer, and his Baptist minister roots, to Iowans this election season. His recent ad, "What Really Matters," ...

Sam Stein

Falwell's Hero: How Huckabee Has Championed The Christian Right | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before, during, and even following his time as governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee enjoyed the strong support of the controversial Christian conservat...

Huckabee Equated Homosexuality With Pedophilia, Necrophilia

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the last Republican presidential debate, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, who had surged into the lead in the Iowa polls, pitched himself as...

Sam Stein

How Anti-Clinton Zealots Pushed Huckabee To Let A Rapist Free | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the months, weeks, and even days prior to the parole board hearing for Wayne Dumond, then-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee faced tremendous pressure to ...

Huckabee Accuses Former Parole Board Members Of Making Politically Motivated Allegations

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mike Huckabee appeared on CNN to respond to allegations that while governor of Arkansas he pushed for the early release of a convicted rapist, Wayne D...

New Documents Revealed In Case Of Huckabee's Support For Freeing Rapist

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein and Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of revelations that Mike Huckabee pushed for the parole of a convicted rapist who went on to rape and murder two other women, the former A...

Mike Huckabee Lashes Out At "Left-Wing" Huffington Post

Talking Points Memo | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview this morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Mike Huckabee lashed out repeatedly at The Huffington Post in response to the Web site's explosiv...

Huckabee-Dumond Files: Text Of Police Report/Affidavit

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Comes [REDACTED] and having been duly sworn, deposes and says: My name is [REDACTED] I am [REDACTED] with the Arkansas State Police and am the comma...

Huckabee Says Dumond Scandal Will Remain An Issue In Presidential Race

Boston Globe | Susan Milligan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Huckabee did not say yesterday whether he had read those letters. But in 1996, he spoke to the victim of the 1984 rape, Ashley Stevens, who told the G...

Murray Waas

Former Aide Contradicts Huckabee Defense Of Rapist's Release | Murray Waas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Directly contradicting Mike Huckabee's claims, his former senior aide tells the Huffington Post that, as governor of Arkansas, Huckabee indeed told th...

Mike Huckabee Leads By 22 Points In Iowa In Latest Poll

Newsweek | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee has vaulted over his major GOP challengers to take a commanding lead in the race to win the Iowa caucuses, whil...