Dan Abrahms covers this story. I watched Huckabee deny Murray's column on The TODAY Show the other day, but ABC news also carried the same charges that we ran here.
Murray Waas used something that our media lacks, shoe leather and that wonderful practice of investigative reporting that brought more light to Huckabee's monstrous antics in releasing the murderous rapist Wayne Dumond because of pressure from the right wing noise machine when he was Governor. Since our media is content with mostly asking Huckster "Jesus" questions, it's about time the real Mike was exposed.
The way that Mike Huckabee has handled the furor caused by the Huffington Post's coverage of his role in the release of Wayne Dumond, a serial rapist who went on to rape and kill at least one other woman, has been very revealing. And troubling.
Huckabee's response has been to fudge the truth, point the finger at everyone in sight, and -- that old standby -- blame the messenger.He also claimed "the Huffington Post just doesn't want to give the whole story of what was going on." Really? Our original story on the Dumond case was over 4,000 words long and offered what even the American Spectator deemed a "detailed, convincingly irrefutable" presentation of the evidence in which HuffPost "backs up every single word." What's more, we included links to a number of never before published documents from the governor's own files...read on
I know Murray well and his reporting is impeccable, so we'll see how much follow up our media does on this story. I did see Meredith Vieira ask Huckabee about this story and he offered no facts in his defense...It's not surprising since there are none...Except of course---to blame Bill Clinton.