Democrats Go After GOP For Having Huckabee Speak At Convention

It looks like the Republicans have got themselves a Huckabee problem for their upcoming convention. Democrats Call On Romney To Drop Huckabee From Tampa Over Akin: Democrats say Mitt Romney has a Todd Akin problem and, by extension, a Mike

It looks like the Republicans have got themselves a Huckabee problem for their upcoming convention. Democrats Call On Romney To Drop Huckabee From Tampa Over Akin:

Democrats say Mitt Romney has a Todd Akin problem and, by extension, a Mike Huckabee problem. The conservative radio host has reaffirmed his support for the embattled Senate nominee, just before he’s set to speak in a primetime slot in Tampa Monday night. Democrats are urging the GOP to boot Huckabee, one of its biggest social conservative stars, from the lineup.

American Bridge, the Democratic tracking firm, is launching an online drive to push Huckabee from the Tampa podium next week. The group says that keeping Huckabee on the schedule suggests the GOP isn’t serious about distancing itself from Akin and his stated views on female biology.

On Thursday, Huckabee took his party to task for calling on Akin to quit the Senate race in Missouri following Akin’s “legitimate rape” implosion, making the former Arkansas governor the most prominent of Akin’s remaining conservative defenders. [...]

That set up a potentially awkward situation for Republicans, who scheduled Huckabee to speak in the same primetime block Monday night as Ann Romney. (On Friday morning, reports surfaced that Ann Romney’s speech may be moved from Monday night after TV networks said they wouldn’t air it.)

So far, Republicans won’t say whether Huckabee’s support for Akin and will change anything Tampa. A spokesperson for convention organizers did not immediately respond to a request for comment Friday morning. As long as Huckabee’s scheduled to speak, Democrats say they can keep talking about Akin.

Read the rest and check out the new ad American Bridge is going to be running against them over this. It's about time to see Democrats on the attack instead of the other way around.

Huckabee appeared on Neil Cavuto's show on Fox this Friday to defend Akin and as Media Matters noted, HuckaJesus did his usual amount of very un-Christian-like lying on there: Fox's Huckabee Defends Akin By Misleading About Obama And Abortion .

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