Mike Huckabee Wants to be President – Doesn’t Want to Defend his Past

On CBS’s Face the Nation this past Sunday host Bob Schieffer attempted to question GOP Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee about his part in selling a “snake oil” cure for diabetes.

(Something that other newscasters have also been trying to get to the bottom of recently.) However, Huckabee refuses to play ball with Schieffer – which is sad, because this is a serious issue that calls into account Huckabee’s trustworthiness.


“I don’t have to defend everything that I’ve ever done…

If that’s the worst thing that people can say to me, that I advocated for people who have diabetes to do something to reverse it and stop the incredible pain of that, then I’m going to be a heck of a good president,” he added.



CNN’s Jake Tapper tried to pin Governor Huckabee down on the same issue last week and got an equally nebulous answer.



As Tapper explained, earlier this year Huckabee rented his email list to a group called Health Sciences Institute, which was selling a “cancer cure” hidden by God in the Bible. The email came directly from [email protected] and included an intro message from the candidate about the “important information” from the sponsor.

“Don’t you lose credibility by attaching your name to things like that?” Tapper asked…