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Mike Huckabee's Mean Streak: Speech Turns His Contempt from Romney to Obama

Not so long ago, it was Romney on the receiving end of Huckabee’s caustic remarks.

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Huckabee’s speech, like his recent aggressive defense of the embattled Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin, could be part of an effort to keep him in the minds of conservative evangelicals as a potential future presidential candidate.  If so, he’s going to have competition from Rick Santorum, whose rally felt as much like the launch of his own presidential bid as it did for the Romney-Ryan ticket.  Also appearing at Santorum’s rally were Tony Perkins, Gary Bauer, Peggy Nance of Concerned Women for America, and Texas Senate candidate Ted Cruz.

 

Peter Montgomery is a senior fellow at People For the American Way Foundation.
 
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