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January 2008 Archives

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The conventional wisdom is that Huckabee is slipping because he has not expanded beyond his evangelical base. That’s wrong. He’s losing because he’s not even winning his evangelical base. In Michigan, Huckabee won only 29% of evangelicals, less even than […]

That’s why you get asked the questions about your Christian position in the debates. If you don’t want to handle Christians questions, why did you advertise as a Christian leader. You brought this on yourself.

And it was glorious! Told him what a Reagan conservative was! I’ll post a video when I can find one. I don’t like the format of the debate and there is way too much Romney and McCain time. And I […]

I hope he plans to draw a clear distinction between his conservatism and Huckabee’s (evidently, the term has been redefined) and that he doesn’t waste his time with Romney: “I think this is now a fight for the heart and […]

The dawn is spreading after years of darkness; it’s a new day in politics, one that is governed by hope and a belief that we can be different. That Obama can lead Democrats and Republicans into the promised land of […]

Guess who’s winning so far? Huckabee of course, is there any Christian candidate? Though, Obama and Thompson are tied for second 🙂 Ron Paul is only at 6.5%, I guess the Paulians haven’t discovered the poll yet. (via)

Back to populism again: I notice that he didn’t mention that he raised taxes as well and that he left the state with a surplus (which means the tax payers were over taxed).Allahpundit thinks it’s an implied negative ad against […]

Though it wasn’t the main story line Tuesday, we did learn a few interesting things about the evangelical vote: Huckabee doesn’t have it locked up. Amazingly, he got only 28% of the evangelical vote in New Hampshire. Are there regional […]

Get this: Huckabee won only 28% of the evangelicals who voted in the Republican primary. He, Romney and McCain basically tied.