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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Monday, December 17, 2007

Biting the Hands That Feed

Arianna Huffington has a good piece on the hilarity of watching "establishment Republicans" hyperventilate over the prospect of Mike "Health & Wealth Gospel" Huckabee leading in Iowa. Apparently, Right Wing Politico-Evangelicals are perfectly alright to exploit as cannon fodder and for votes, but to actually head the ticket? Heaven forfend!

UPDATE: E.J. Dionne on the rise of Huckapopulism.

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