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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Thin skin? Flippant? Unfunny? --- UPDATE

Posted By on Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 10:08 AM

Not the Huckster. Any impression to the contrary, he says, is the result of work of unprofessional, unobjective journalists who lack a sense of humor. (This, remember, is from the  same man who's written in his new book that he learned early in life that he'd get no sympathy from "complaining, whining or blaming others for my problems.")

But we should add, objectively, that Gov. Mike Huckabee also spoke some words of wisdom on his TV show in saying the state should not "break the bank" in making offers to lure industrial prospects. The difficulty, of course, is deciding when a monetary offer crosses the line from smart investment to bank-breaking. The pending German steel mill deal sounds more like the latter to us.

UPDATE: We just caught this comment on one of the state's most conservative blogs relative to The Huckster's more-Bible-less-blogs comment:

Sorry Governor, they are both a part of a healthy mental diet. It would be difficult to apply what we learn in the Bible to our lives if all we ever read was the Bible. The Bible tells us to watch out for guys like you, and the blogs help us to realize that you are one of those guys.

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