Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is the one Republican who could foul up Republican chances of a White House win in 2012.
Huckabee is responsible for undermining Mitt Romney's presidential bid in 2008 by staying in the primary (when he stood no chance of winning there) and handing the nomination to John "whatever it will take to get me elected" McCain from Arizona.
McCain never stood a chance against the media-supported Barak Obama; whereas, the fiscally knowledgeable and articulate Romney had a decent chance as a fiscal problem solver, which is exactly what we needed in 2008 and did not get in President Obama.
Huckabee is a skilled showman, an experienced politician, a mediocre guitarist and an astute as well as articulate speaker. He is also an ordained minister whose ministry seems not to be the pastoral care of his Christian flock, but self-aggrandizement through the obtainment of high political office.
He shares a propensity with Glen Beck to imply that Christianity is what our nation should turn to in order to change the obviously anti-constitutional direction in which the Obama administration is taking us.
Neither Beck nor Huckabee explicitly condemns other religious traditions, but Christians and non-Christians alike can correctly infer that both men personally see Christianity as the true faith, much the same as Muslims see Islam as the true faith.
Christians of faith should have no fear that Christianity will fall unless we reconstitute the idea of a "Christian nation" led by Christian leaders. The biblical statement, to the effect that "The gates of hell will not prevail against the church," should be in the hearts of all Christian believers, just as the spiritual security in other traditions should solidify those faiths which can flourish in a majority Christian society.
While Beck, with all his personality baggage, could never aspire to high political office, beware of Huckster Huckabee, whose seemingly sincere and equally seeming concern for protection of our "values" could help to propel him into the high office he yearns for. ...
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