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Republicans Buy Global Warming

January 11, 2008


Ok, that might be an overstatement. But at least GOP voters aren’t punishing candidates who have supported legislation to control greenhouse gas emissions. Interestingly, the only two Republican presidential candidates who have endorsed cap-and-trade legislation to control global warming—Mike Huckabee and John McCain—are the victors in the two most important early nominating contests, Iowa and […]

Iowa Votes for Politics of Authenticity

January 5, 2008


Mike Huckabee and Barack Obama have a lot in common. Of course, the winners of the respective Republican and Democratic Iowa caucuses Thursday couldn’t be more different on matters of policy. Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, is a hard-core social conservative who is supportive of the war effort and has embraced a hard line […]

Huckabee Campaign Divided on Environment and Evangelicalism

December 31, 2007


This complete story appears at Huffington Post. The only policy issue Mike Huckabee singles out on a page devoted to “Faith and Politics” isn’t abortion or marriage. “My faith doesn’t influence my decisions, it drives them,” writes the GOP presidential hopeful. “For example, when it comes to the environment, I believe in being a good […]

Will the Real Mike Huckabee Please Stand Up?

December 26, 2007


This complete story appears at the Huffington Post. Des Moines — Mike Huckabee began a bold denunciation of gay marriage in Ames, Iowa, Wednesday night, but quickly checked himself with stuttering caveats: “We have to also realize that the strength of our nation really does come down to our families, and that’s why, without apology […]

Building the Choir to Preach to

December 21, 2007


“I even have a choir,” said former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee while marveling at the turnout at a 7:30 AM event at the Best Western Hotel in Marshalltown, Iowa. The crowd of mostly seniors and middle-aged white folks sat on all sides of a small stage. “Looks familiar,” Huckabee said of the layout. “For a […]