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Huckabee Calls McCain's Debate Ploy a 'Huge Mistake'

"You can’t just say, 'World stop for a moment. I’m going to cancel everything.'"
 
 
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In Mobile, Alabama last night, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee called Sen. John McCain's decision to suspend his campaign and possibly skip tonight's debate a " huge mistake." Saying that he "still backs McCain's candidacy," Huckabee said McCain shouldn't have paused the campaign because a president has to " deal with the unexpected":

Huckabee said he still backs McCain’s candidacy, but said the Arizona senator should not have put his campaign on hold to deal with the financial crisis on Wall Street. He said a president must be prepared to "deal with the unexpected."

"You can’t just say, 'World stop for a moment. I’m going to cancel everything,'" Huckabee said.

 
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