Check out these two articles on Gov. Mike Huckabee:
So why does a seemingly harmless comment from Mike Huckabee set off the usual suspects within the Angry Right? I believe the most obvious answer is how well he is showing in recent Presidential Primary Polling. The most recent CNN poll showed him as the first choice of more Republicans than any other candidate.
January 2, 2011-By Mark I. Pinsky
"He's one of the most common-sense leaders we could possibly have," says Billy Herrell, proprietor of the famed "Billy's House of Guitars & Musical Museum" in Glenwood, Arkansas. "He's a guy that's really trying – not just blowing smoke," says Herrell. "I think he's the best chance we've got."