Radio Iowa: Huckabee's skills
Excerpted from this post at Radio Iowa
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee spoke with a group of reporters
in Des Moines Saturday night before the Iowa GOP's fall banquet got
underway. Someone asked him about fundraising, Huckabee reported that
his fundraising last week had equaled the amount he raised in the
first three months of the year. I asked a follow up: "People are sort
of puzzled that a minister who gives, you know, an annual stewardship
drive sermon to his flock hadn't heretofore raised the money?"
Huckabee responded: "It's really a matter of we had a much later
start. Unlike other candidates who could prime the pump with their
own money or could transfer some from the federal accounts, we had to
start from zero...."