But Mike Huckabee, the social conservative Republican presidential candidate from Arkansas, is far from singing his praises these days. When I met Huckabee at the airport on Friday and asked him about him potentially pulling out of Florida early, he pointed at Hannity as the reason that rumor just won’t die.
He said Hannity started the false rumor on his television show and it just won’t go away.
“He never called us,” Huckabee said during a one-on-one interview, just after his small jet landed at Dolphin Aviation at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. “He never asked anyone from the campaign: are we pulling out of Florida. So when you have someone say it on national television, then you have all these rumors repeating it, it’s very frustrating to us.”...read on
By John Amato — January 28, 2008