The Washington Times - October 30, 2007, 06:33PM
Red State’s Erick EricksonMike Huckabee SEE RELATED:


not in a good way
Mike Huckabee is a good man. And he is a social conservative. But next to social conservatives, I’m willing to bet that the entrepreneurial class is the second largest voting block in the Republican coalition. And they do not like economic populism, which is what this amounts to.
Commentary, Fred Seigel
Rich Lowry, of National Review, has described Huckabee as a cross between the famous early 20th century preacher Billy Sunday and Ronald Reagan. But with Huckabee’s talk of applied Christianity, the early 20th century figure he most closely resembles is the great populist orator in the cause of Free Silver, William Jennings Bryan.
American Spectator’s Quin Hillyer hit HuckabeeRod Dreher called him the “Huckster,”Ralph Z. Hallow
“We called him a pro-life, pro-gun liberal, when I was in the state legislature and he was governor,” said Randy Minton, chairman of the Arkansas chapter of Phyllis Schlafly’s national Eagle Forum.\ \ Mr. Minton voices the concerns of many conservatives that while Mr. Huckabee governed as a social conservative in opposing abortion and same-sex “marriage,” he was a treacherous liberal on taxes, social welfare spending and illegal immigration.
endorsement of Chuck Norris— Robert Stacy McCain, assistant national editor, The Washington Times