Huckabee's Anti-Citizen Mood
That was the title of this Paul Barton article. Normally I don't consider the Democrat-Gazette a reliable source of information, but Barton's articles have been correct and these comments are all too typical of things that Governor Huckabee would say.
Barton quoted Huckabee as saying, “If I were to say some of it is driven by just sheer racism, I think I would be telling you the truth,” Huckabee said as he shared sandwiches and salad with close to 20 national and regional political reporters.
“I’m not saying everybody who is very, very angry [about immigration ] is a racist. I want to be very clear about that. But I’ve had conversations with people, and it became evident what they really didn’t like is that people didn’t look like them, didn’t talk like them and didn’t celebrate the holidays they do, and they just had a problem with it.”
He said many politicians take advantage of that. “We’ve got people in my own state certainly that have used this as a way to fling red meat out at crowds,” he said, without mentioning names."(Continued- click WEDNESDAY below and scroll down for rest of article, or if sent directly here just scroll down)