Posts Tagged: Mike Huckabee Results 6
The National Jewish Democratic Council doesn’t approve of the choice of Republican caucus-goers. In a statement, the NJDC dubbed the former Arkansas governor an “extremist”; called his record on church-state issues is “frightening”; rapped him over his opposition to dual citizenship, pointing to Americans who vote in Israeli elections; and said that he “has not demonstrated the competence necessary to be an effective leader on Middle East issues.”
The New York Post reports:
Mike Huckabee is being backed by a bizarre upstate group that has been denounced as a cult, The Post has learned. Records show Huckabee raked in $20,000 from Sara Bronfman, the Seagram liquor heiress and high-profile devotee of the NXIVM group. Bronfman made the donation to Hope for America, a political action committee set up in Virginia by Huckabee, according to that state’s public records. Albany-based NXIVM bills itself as an executive-training program, but detractors have said it is a “cult.”
We’re still waiting for the Giuliani “Lapsed Catholic Leader” video, and the Hillary Clinton “United Methodist Leader” video. I wonder why Joseph Lieberman never made a “Jewish Leader” campaign video?
Whatever Huckabee’s doing, it seems to be paying off: The latest poll from Rasmussen has him first in Iowa.
The Saudis are getting a lashing from Democratic presidential hopefuls for the recent sentencing of a 19-year-old gang-rape victim to 200 lashes for “adultery.” Taking on the Saudis has long been a popular tack for Democrats, given the cozy relations between the House of Saud and the House of Bush. This time around, leading Democratic contenders lined up to condemn the sentence and the Bush administration’s failure to condemn it more forcefully.Hillary said:
Controversy continues to bubble up around GOP presidential contender Mike Huckabee over his belief that legalized abortion constitutes a modern day “holocaust.”
Huckabee was asked about it by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer yesterday, and confirmed that, from his perspective, Roe v. Wade has wrought a modern day “holocaust.”