Skip to comments.Huckabee Hints at 2016 Presidential Run
Posted on 03/20/2013 12:08:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has revealed to Newsmax that he is looking at a possible bid for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.
Asked in a Newsmax TV interview if he is considering another White House run, Huckabee declares: Yeah, Im not ruling it out at this point.
Im not sitting around having meetings with the strategic team, but its something I will certainly look at and Im talking to some people just to determine whether its a kamikaze raid or whether it has potential and possibility.
Huckabee, who was governor of Arkansas for more than a decade up until 1997, will be 61 by the time of the 2016 election.
He was generally seen as coming in third in the 2008 GOP primaries behind eventual winner John McCain and Mitt Romney........
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Noticed Saturday he’s been dropping a bit of weight... I wondered if this was connected somehow...
Possibly the only potential candidate greeted with more general revulsion than Jeb Bush.
If he does, it assures that we get another Romney-type squish.
He’ll be Jebby’s running mate. They’re ramping to steamroll to a 30-state loss in 2016.
It’s his turn...
Oh great. So we’ll have a Republican primary season with 30-odd candidates again? I know I’m exaggerating but that’s what it felt like.
Good God, why don’t we just draft Richard Lugar and Bob Dole? They’re both still alive... barely.
So he had his lap band tightened?
I won’t vote RINO again...I don’t care if the corpse of Lennin is the Dem candidate.
American puppies and squirrels shudder.
“Hopefully he’s just pumping up his TV show.”
Don’t like to correct poster’s spelling.
But, the word is “Pimping.”
Don't underestimate him. He can't win the nomination, but he has LOTS of social conservatives that love him. He can get a really big chunk of so-con support in the primaries, which may have the effect of splitting conservatives enough to allow another moderate to win the nomination. Don't forget, Huckabee continued supporting Akin long after it was obvious he couldn't beat Claire. There are a lot of social conservatives that refused to believe Akin couldn't win in Missouri. Those are the same demographic that will enthusiastically support Huckabee nationwide.
“Pumping” works too
Oh heck no! Please God, no!
Stalking horse for the GOPe
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