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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Huck getting the shaft

Posted By on Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 12:15 PM

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WAIT UNTIL 2012: On a more serious subject, a pundit is already writing about Huckabee's expected defeat and what he could do to prepare for 2012.

GOOD NEWS FOR HUCK: Fred Thompson will quit the race shortly. Some of the Tennessee Mafia will be joining Chip Saltsman in Huckabee's camp, if it continues to exist. What about Timothy Griffin?

BAD NEWS FOR HUCK: Money is short. Way short. Even Ed Rollins isn't getting paid.

His pullback from Florida and the biggest Feb. 5 states is likely to remove him from serious contention for the nomination, although Mr. Huckabee said he did not believe he was out of it yet.

Still, on the flight Monday night, he acknowledged that he was contemplating how to plan for his defeat. “If the campaign doesn’t make it all the way we want to walk away completely in the black,” Mr. Huckabee said.

And, if there's a little leftover .....

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