With the presidential election less than two months away, the whole country's been talking, breathing, and sleeping campaign politics. It's only natural, then, that we've been eating up campaign politics, too — and boy, is it tasty. We had some tough choices to make, but these treats get our top votes.
There are signs that well-known Republicans are less than enthused about Mike Huckabee's recent surge in popularity. Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review, went so far as to issue an anti-endorsement:
"Huckabee is an under-vetted former governor who is manifestly unprepared to be president of the United States. [...] His vulnerabilities in a general election are so screamingly obvious [...].
"The GOP’s social conservatism inarguably has been an enormous benefit to the party throughout the past 30 years, winning over conservative Democrats and lower-income voters who otherwise might not find the Republican limited-government message appealing. That said, nominating a Southern Baptist pastor running on his religiosity would be rather overdoing it. "
For some of Huckabee's comments regarding his party, read more
Yeah, yeah, it's big news that Lieberman hopped the "aisle" to endorse McCain, but get a load of this!
Though good ol' Joe is technically an Independent, if this announcement is any indication of his future intentions and he starts caucusing with the Republicans, it would mean that the Senate is balanced 50 votes to 50 (because the other Independent, Bernie Sanders, hangs with the Dems) and Dick Cheney would be the deciding vote in the Senate!
The onetime Democratic Vice Presidential nominee and now Independent Junior Senator from Connecticut, Joe Lieberman hops on the campaign trail — and endorses Republican candidate John McCain. Watch the announcement above — careful not to miss the part where the whole wide world does a collective double-take!