January 5, 2008

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Mike Huckabee's populist rhetoric, which is scoring big with voters, has the punditocracy on FOXNews in a tizzy. How can you scorn Democrats for missing the boat if the leading candidate in your party is talking about the little guy too? Brit Hume issues the warning shot across the bow to Huckabee:

This is a party that if you’re going to be a populist, you better be for a lot of things that say, Ronald Reagan was for. You better be in favor of a lot of the…you don’t want to be a candidate associated with possible tax increases, policies that would require increased regulation and so on down the line. You can’t…I don’t think the anti-corporate message…it isn’t even selling very well in the Democratic party and I certainly don’t think it’s going to sell in the Republican party.

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