Mike Huckabee uses his pretty FOX front perch to attack the Obama family over the new TSA scanning procedures.
The first family should publicly submit to the new scanning device and "enhanced" pat-downs before requiring Americans to do the same, suggested rumored Republican presidential hopeful and ex-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee while blasting President Obama this morning over controversial new airline security measures.
"If he thinks this is an appropriate way for us to deal with security as he has defended, then I've said, 'OK, Mr. Obama, take your wife, your two daughters and your mother-in-law to Washington Reagan National Airport and have them publicly go through both the body scanner and the full enhanced pat-down in front of others,'" Huckabee said in an interview on Fox and Friends. "'If it's OK for your wife, your daughters, and your mother-in-law, then maybe the rest of us won't feel so bad when our wives, our daughters and our mothers are being put through this humiliating and degrading, totally unconstitutional, intrusion of their privacy.'"
Huckabee instead suggested TSA officials adopt "profiling" as a less costly and intrusive alternative.
I'm against the TSA screenings myself, but Huckabee is another Republican hypocrite.
ABC News' Brandon Odoi Reports: The youngest son of former Arkansas Governor and current Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee was taken into custody this morning at Little Rock National Airport. David Huckabee, 26, was arrested for having a weapon in a prohibited area, according to an incident document from the Little Rock District Court.
The report says a gun was found in his carry on luggage by TSA x-ray machines as he attempted to pass through security.
When asked by authorities why he tried to pass through security with a gun, David Huckabee said he forgot he had a weapon in his luggage.
Former Governor Mike Huckabee, prepping for a weekend of campaigning in Iowa, issued a statement on Thursday about the arrest.
"I love my son but what he did was irresponsible, but not intentional," read Huckabee's statement. "The right to carry a firearm has to be balanced with an equal responsibility to not make foolish errors like forgetting about it being in one's briefcase."